How to use Bone-of-contention in a sentence

bone-of-contention
  • Money can become another bone of contention in this pairing.

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  • Throughout the 17th century Riga was a bone of contention between Sweden, Poland and Russia.

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  • From early in the 18th century it was a bone of contention between the Ottoman Turks and the Russians, the latter capturing it five times between 1711 and 1812.

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  • The attrition of the Quartermaine clan in Port Charles is a bone of contention with many fans.

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  • Silesia, now split up into seventeen principalities, was the bone of contention between them; and when Casimir suddenly invaded that country, took Wschowa, and made Prince Charles of Bohemia a prisoner, war between the two kingdoms actually broke out and Casimir was besieged in Cracow by the Czechs.

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  • It became a bone of contention between the various Syrian dynasties and the caliphs first of Damascus, then of Egypt, and in 748 was sacked with great slaughter.

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  • The territory of Schwiebus originally belonged to the principality of Glogau, and in the 16th and 17th centuries was a bone of contention between the electors of Brandenburg and the emperors.

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  • In 1498 he prevented the outbreak of war with Florence over the possession of Montepulciano, which had been a bone of contention between the two cities for over a hundred years.

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  • Other events of this reign were the parliament of Drogheda, held by Sir Edward Poynings, which gave the control of Irish legislation to the English council (" Poynings's Act " - the great bone of contention in the later days of Flood and Grattan), and the battle of Knockdoe, in which the earl of Kildare used the viceregal authority to avenge a private quarrel.

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  • This is often a bone of contention for the bridesmaids as many times the bride chooses a style or color that isn't flattering for all of the women in the wedding party.

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  • While RSS feeds are a great way for readers to get a variety of information with one simple stop, they have become a bone of contention for some bloggers.

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