little love lost between (two people)

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little love lost between (two people)

Of two people, having nothing but animosity, disdain, or disrespect for one another. It's awkward being friends with both John and Carroll—there's little love lost between them. It's public knowledge that there's little love lost between the president and his counterpart across the border.
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Gideon's absence shows there is little love lost between them. Another reason advanced by some is that the retired President still retains the leadership monkey skin regalia bestowed on him in Nandi on July 26, 1969.
And there is little love lost between them. They met eyeball-to-eyeball yesterday at an official press conference to announce the match and it was clear they will never be friends.
Nicky admits there is little love lost between them and the Aussies.
But this latest encounter is in the opening round of the FA Vase, a competition each are eager to have a good run in but realise there will be little love lost between them.
* Grass Valley, California, where ex-Bay Area liberals have settled in the middle of rock-ribbed conservatives and there is little love lost between them. The one thing they all agree on is tourists suck.
Nick Faldo, who had publicly criticised Tiger Woods's swing, was drawn alongside the world No.1 for the first two rounds and, with little love lost between them, one layer offered 25-1 that they would even come to blows.
There is little love lost between them after last season, when both were on the same team.