loggerheads


loggerheads
[[t]lɒ̱gə(r)hed, AM lɔ͟ːg-[/t]]
PHRASE: usu v-link PHR, oft PHR with n
If two or more people or groups are at loggerheads, they disagree very strongly with each other.

For months dentists and the health department have been at loggerheads over fees...

The European Community is at loggerheads with the rest of the world over its agricultural subsidies.


English dictionary. 2008.

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