drive a wedge

Drive a wedge
If you drive a wedge between people, you exploit an issue so that people start to disagree.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • drive a wedge —    If you drive a wedge between people, you exploit an issue so that people start to disagree.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Drive a wedge —   If you drive a wedge between people, you exploit an issue so that people start to disagree …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • drive a wedge between — To cause ill feeling or division between • • • Main Entry: ↑wedge * * * drive a wedge between phrase to cause two people or groups to disagree or be unfriendly to one another, especially in order to gain an advantage for yourself Thesaurus: to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • drive a wedge between someone — drive a wedge between (someone) if you drive a wedge between two people or two groups of people, you do something which spoils their relationship. She thinks Samantha s jealous and is trying to drive a wedge between her and her boyfriend. This is …   New idioms dictionary

  • drive a wedge between — (someone) if you drive a wedge between two people or two groups of people, you do something which spoils their relationship. She thinks Samantha s jealous and is trying to drive a wedge between her and her boyfriend. This is a clear attempt to… …   New idioms dictionary

  • drive a wedge between someone — drive a wedge between (someone/something) to cause a division between people or groups. Frank had to travel a lot and this finally drove a wedge between him and his wife. The issue of global warming has driven a wedge between our government and… …   New idioms dictionary

  • drive a wedge between something — drive a wedge between (someone/something) to cause a division between people or groups. Frank had to travel a lot and this finally drove a wedge between him and his wife. The issue of global warming has driven a wedge between our government and… …   New idioms dictionary

  • drive a wedge between — (someone/something) to cause a division between people or groups. Frank had to travel a lot and this finally drove a wedge between him and his wife. The issue of global warming has driven a wedge between our government and the rest of the world …   New idioms dictionary

  • drive a wedge between — ► drive a wedge between cause a breach between. Main Entry: ↑wedge …   English terms dictionary

  • drive a wedge between — cause a breach between. → wedge …   English new terms dictionary

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