at loggerheads
phrasal in or into a state of quarrelsome disagreement

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • at loggerheads — If people are at loggerheads, they are arguing and can t agree on anything …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • at loggerheads — index dissenting Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • at loggerheads — adjective in a dispute or confrontation Sam and his parents were at loggerheads over the question of car privileges • Similar to: ↑hostile * * * IN DISAGREEMENT, at odds, at variance, wrangling, quarrelling, locking horns, at daggers drawn, in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • at loggerheads —    If people are at loggerheads, they are arguing and can t agree on anything.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you are at loggerheads with a person or organization, you disagree very strongly with them.     The management and the trade …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • at loggerheads — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} In a quarrel; in a fight; opposing each other. * /The two senators had long been at loggerheads on foreign aid./ * /Because of their barking dog, the Morrises lived at loggerheads with their neighbors./ Compare: AT ODDS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at loggerheads — {adj.} or {adv. phr.} In a quarrel; in a fight; opposing each other. * /The two senators had long been at loggerheads on foreign aid./ * /Because of their barking dog, the Morrises lived at loggerheads with their neighbors./ Compare: AT ODDS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at\ loggerheads — adj or adv. phr. In a quarrel; in a fight; opposing each other. The two senators had long been at loggerheads on foreign aid. Because of their barking dog, the Morrises lived at loggerheads with their neighbors. Compare: at odds …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at loggerheads — adjective unable to agree; opposing We were really at loggerheads about what to do with the money we found on the side of the road; she said we should turn it in, I said we should set it free …   Wiktionary

  • at loggerheads — not agreeing, opposed to each other    They re at loggerheads over who owns the farm. They don t agree …   English idioms

  • at loggerheads — having a quarrel, opposing each other We have been at loggerheads over their plans to build a new office complex …   Idioms and examples

  • at loggerheads — strongly disagreeing. The two sides are still at loggerheads on how big the workers pay increase will be …   New idioms dictionary

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