- v.争吵，辩论( argue的现在分词 ); 坚决主张; 提出理由证明; 说服
Mainline feminism was arguing for the inherent beauty of the natural woman.
He and my mom were arguing every night, hour after hour.
They were still arguing; I could hear them down the road.
Let it go, he thought. He didn't feel like arguing.
The two of them sitting in their office were arguing this point.
The committee is concerned about players' behaviour, especially arguing with referees.
The 30-year-old Scottish international was sent off for arguing with a linesman.
She was always arguing with him and fighting with him.
The directors have been arguing among themselves.
They are arguing against hospital closures.
My brothers are always arguing.
an economist arguing against the current financial orthodoxy
He was sent off for arguing with the referee.
They are arguing vociferously over who should pay the bill.
I made a tactful retreat before they started arguing.
For many families the recession means more than not booking a holiday A You Gov poll of 2, 000 people found 22% said they were arguing more with their partners because of concerns about money.
avoid arguing about money matters to remain romantic
So I've watched a lot of children—talking, playing, arguing, eating, studying, and being young.
2015年12月四级真题（第一套）阅读 Section B
Still others emphasize the role of race, arguing that foreigners add to the nation's fears and insecurities.
Now a new study has provided another contribution to the debate, uncovering strong evidence that adolescent well-being in the United States really is experiencing a decline and arguing that the most likely cause is the electronic riches we have given them
2019年12月六级真题（第一套）阅读 Section B
However, Mexicans may use silence when instructions are given by a person in authority rather than be rude to that person by arguing with him or her.
2016年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
In October the Department of Justice filed a brief in the Myriad case, arguing that an isolated DNA molecule "is no less a product of nature... than are cotton fibres that have been separated from cotton seeds."
2012年考研真题（英语二）阅读理解 Section Ⅱ
This aversion to arguments is common, but it depends on a mistaken view of arguments that causes profound problems for our personal and social lives- and in many ways misses the point of arguing in the first place.
2020年考研真题（英语一）翻译 Section Ⅲ收起真题例句
1. a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement;
"they were involved in a violent argument"