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駁嘴 in Cantonese means to "answer back" or "argue" often in a disrespectful way. URL: http://www.cantonese.sheik.co.uk/dictionary/words/16019/

Would 反駁 be the Mandarin equivalent to 駁嘴?

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駁嘴 means 'to talk back' (reply defiantly or insolently), usually against someone has authority over you (like parent, teacher, boss)

Example of 駁嘴:

Father: "Son, you must have a good education to get a good job"

Son: "Oh, yeah? How about Bill Gates? He didn't finish college"

反驳 means 'to rebut' or 'to refute' . You are trying to prove that someone's statement is wrong or to expose the falsity stated by someone

Example of 反驳:

A: "Give the corporations a huge tax cut will create a lot of jobs"

B: " No, it will not! The corporations will just buy back their stock to make more money for themselves. You can check the history, it happened many times"

A: " To stop bad guys with guns you have to have good guys with guns"

B: " No, having more guns in people's hands doesn't solve the gun violence problem. Almost no Japanese have guns and gun related death in Japan last year was three"

*駁嘴 in Cantonese is same as 顶嘴 in Mandarin

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駁嘴 means "argue" and "quarrel", while 反驳 means "raise points to debate" and is emotionally neutral.

What you may want is 拌嘴,which means "quarrel".

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    拌嘴 (quarrel) is mostly between two parties that are roughly at equal standing. For example: husband and wife; 駁嘴 (talk back) is mostly from one party that's below the other in rank or status – Tang Ho Sep 11 '18 at 0:03

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