at odds with (someone, something, or oneself)

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at odds with (someone, something, or oneself)

1. In conflict with someone or something. They are at odds with each other over the best way to lead the committee. Our fact-checker found that the witness's story was completely at odds with what the reporter had written.
2. Displeased with or unsettled in one's life. In this usage, a reflexive pronoun is used after "with." Sally still seems at odds with herself, but I think she'll feel better once she starts school again.
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at odds with someone

COMMON If one person or group is at odds with another, they disagree about something. Their two sons were at odds with each other. Note: You can also say that two people or groups are at odds. The Education Secretary denied reports that he and the Chancellor had been at odds over university funding.
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at odds with something

COMMON If one thing is at odds with another, they are very different or do not seem as though they can both be true. His outlook on life was pessimistic, quite at odds with his wife's description of his normal out-going personality. He was a good piano player, but slightly ashamed of it, as it seemed at odds with his macho image. Note: You can also say that two things are at odds. Last month the two reports were at odds, since employment figures indicated strength while the index predicted a worsening economy.
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Ghani's new peace bid is at odds with US President Donald Trump, who recently said this is not the time to hold peace talks with the Taliban.
Trump's speech put him at odds with US allies in Europe, as well as Iran and Russia, with leaders saying they would stick by the landmark pact.
The question is then whether FIFA would issue a decision which is directly at odds with US policy", he said.
When it comes to us," he added, "we become terrorists, because they are at odds with us and we have something to say.
The Japanese assertions have put Japan's transport safety board at odds with US investigators, who have said publicly that there was no such surge in electrical current from outside the battery.
The firm "supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions, and it is frustrating to find the Chamber at odds with us in this effort,Eoe1/4A[yen] according to Apple vice president Catherine Novelli.
For those companies who cannot or will not do the same, Apple supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions, and it is frustrating to find the chamber at odds with us in this effort.
The assessment is at odds with US estimates that put the date between 2010 and 2013.
Prime Minister Tony Blair last night strongly rejected any suggestion that Britain was at odds with US policy.
But it will put the Government at odds with US President George Bush who opposes the probe.
Currently, with parliamentary elections pending, he has to be more responsive to them, which affects how much and how frequently he may be at odds with us.