How to use Bone-of-contention in a sentence
Money can become another bone of contention in this pairing.
Throughout the 17th century Riga was a bone of contention between Sweden, Poland and Russia.
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.
The attrition of the Quartermaine clan in Port Charles is a bone of contention with many fans.
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.Advertisement
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.Advertisement
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.