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come into conflict

To cause tension with someone or something else. I came into conflict with Tiffany when she found out that I had started that rumor about her. I'm sorry, but I just can't support your plan—it comes into conflict with my religious beliefs.
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come into conflict

[for things or people] to conflict or to be at odds with one another. The various policies came into conflict at the last moment. Bill and Bob came into conflict over almost everything.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It is vital to take legal advice if there is any doubt over the registration of your trade mark and whether you are free to carry out your activities without coming into conflict with the legal rights of others.
There are fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild and environmental activists say they are increasingly coming into conflict with people as their natural habitat is rapidly deforested.
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When the PPP took on the establishment, Nawaz used this opportunity to improve his relations with the establishment because he (Nawaz) realised that he had paid a heavy price for coming into conflict with the ruling elite.
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Over the past few years it has also become a site of violence, with opposing Palestinian factions coming into conflict.
The animals are increasingly coming into conflict with farmers, when they snack on corn or goats.
"We regularly see motorists disregard the road signs, which can lead to vehicles coming into conflict with the tram; it also sets a bad example to drivers unfamiliar with the area."
He said: "I think we are in very dangerous territory where the alleged privacy rights of the powerful, if you like, are coming into conflict with the constitutional right of parliamentarians to articulate matters of undoubted public interest in parliament and to have those concerns aired and reported on by the national media.
Several contributions discuss the relationship between the African American rights and suffrage struggle and the similar struggles of women, often coming into conflict and competition yet also evidently intersecting with the contributions of Black women to the magazine.
In America, we are used to regarding religion and sexuality as opposites or enemies, constantly coming into conflict over issues like abortion and homosexuality.
The case of Paolina and Franceschini is significant precisely because it occurred at the intersection where old views of sexual license and new libertine conceptions were coming into conflict with modern notions of childhood and new appreciation and respect for the fundamental innocence of children.
As their forest habitat is being felled by a growing population in need of more land for homes and farms, India's remaining elephant population and its people are coming into conflict, causing a jumbo-sized headache for rural officials and wildlife activists.