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When someone rudely interrupts a situation.


Moroffs Bubba & Jethro
barged into their boss's office and demanded longer working hours and lower wages.


The origin goes back to the awkward steering characteristics of river barges - they often banged into other boats and objects. By the late 1800s schoolboys used barge to mean
to hustle someone. To barge in came into the language in the early 1900s.

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