Bone of Contention – Idiom of the Day for IELTS Speaking
The main point of an argument.
” Nowadays, the increase in white-collar crime has become a bone of contention between politicians.”
” This kind of music is always a bone of contention between Jone and his son.”
” The way of reducing heavy traffic congestion is still a bone of contention.”
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- The sentence given below contains an idiom. From the given alternatives, choose the one that best expresses the meaning of this idiom.Parental property has become a bone of contention between the siblings.a) a firm view
b) unifying factor
c) something that causes a quarrel
d) none of these
- Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
My father and I usually quarrelling about the clothes that I wear as …………..
a) out of the blue.
b) a bone of contention.
c) the gift of the gab.
d) get the picture.