at loggerheads over (something)

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at loggerheads over (something)

To be in conflict or disagreement with someone for some particular reason. A "logger" is a 16th-century term for a block of wood, so a "loggerhead" is a blockhead or fool. They are at loggerheads over the best way to lead the committee.
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During the ongoing South Africa tour, both captain Misbahul Haq and vice-captain Mohammad Hafeez were reportedly at loggerheads over playing Kamran Akmal in the opening slot.
Summary: Two of England's teaching unions are at loggerheads over the future of national curriculum tests for 11-year-olds.
Nursing organizations are at loggerheads over this.
Littlejohn refused to speculate on what would happen if the selectors and McCullum would be at loggerheads over the wicketkeeping role.