After a few minor skirmishes and a lot of trust, they all become good friends.
For seven days, the two armies watched each other with minor skirmishes.
I'd won the battle and here I was risking all on a minor skirmish.
We may have won a minor skirmish here and lost the war.
The following winter saw minor skirmishes and increased tensions with the French.
Only a year later, her husband John was unexpectedly killed in a minor skirmish.
His death in a minor skirmish was regretted by both sides.
For seven days, the two armies faced off with minor skirmishes.
Not everybody had that much fun in a game with minor skirmishes and a frantic finish.
I would like to see an end to minor skirmishes in this field.