at odds
{adj. phr.} In conflict or disagreement; opposed. * /The boy and girl were married a week after they met and soon found themselves at odds about religion./ Compare: AT LOGGERHEADS.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • At odds — Odds Odds ([o^]dz), n. sing. & pl. [See {Odd}, a.] 1. Difference in favor of one and against another; excess of one of two things or numbers over the other; inequality; advantage; superiority; hence, excess of chances; probability. The odds are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • at odds — (with (someone/something)) in disagreement. Such behavior is clearly at odds with what civilized society expects. The two women were hopelessly at odds …   New idioms dictionary

  • at odds — If you are at odds with someone, you cannot agree with them and argue …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • at odds — ► at odds in conflict or at variance. Main Entry: ↑odds …   English terms dictionary

  • at odds — index contradictory, controversial, disproportionate, dissenting, hostile, incongruous, repugnant (incompatible) …   Law dictionary

  • at odds —    If you are at odds with someone, you cannot agree with them and argue.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If one person is at odds with another, they disagree with each other.     Sam is at odds with his father over the purchase of a new… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • at odds — 1) Duncan and Eliza have been at odds all week Syn: in conflict, in disagreement, on bad terms, at cross purposes, at loggerheads, quarreling, arguing, on the outs, at daggers drawn, at each other s throats 2) your behavior is at odds with the… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • at odds — Synonyms and related words: against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, alienated, antagonistic, antiestablishment, antipathetic, assorted, at cross purposes, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at enmity, at feud, at issue, at loggerheads,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • at odds — {adj. phr.} In conflict or disagreement; opposed. * /The boy and girl were married a week after they met and soon found themselves at odds about religion./ Compare: AT LOGGERHEADS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at\ odds — adj. phr. In conflict or disagreement; opposed. The boy and girl were married a week after they met and soon found themselves at odds about religion. Compare: at loggerheads …   Словарь американских идиом

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