at daggers drawn
- At daggers drawnIf people are at daggers drawn, they are very angry and close to violence.
The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.
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at daggers drawn — phrasal also at daggers drawing or at daggers : at the point of fighting : openly hostile * * * at daggers drawn In a state of hostility • • • Main Entry: ↑dagger at daggers drawn … Useful english dictionary
at daggers drawn — ► at daggers drawn in bitter conflict. Main Entry: ↑dagger … English terms dictionary
at daggers drawn — phrasal in a state of open hostility or conflict … New Collegiate Dictionary
at daggers drawn — with weapons unsheathed; on the verge of a conflict, at each others throats; in a state of tension … English contemporary dictionary
be at daggers drawn — British & Australian if two people or groups are at daggers drawn, they are angry and ready to fight or argue with each other. Local residents are at daggers drawn with the council over rubbish collection. (often + with) The two countries have… … New idioms dictionary
be (at) daggers drawn — british phrase if two people are at daggers drawn, they feel very angry towards each other She and her sister are at daggers drawn. Thesaurus: to disagree with someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: dagger … Useful english dictionary
be at daggers drawn — Brit. (of two people) be bitterly hostile towards each other. → dagger … English new terms dictionary
at daggers — phrasal see at daggers drawn … Useful english dictionary
at daggers drawing — phrasal see at daggers drawn … Useful english dictionary
Nikolai Leskov — Portrait of Leskov by Valentin Serov, 1894 Born February 16, 1831(1831 02 16) Oryol, Russia Died March 5, 1 … Wikipedia