set at odds


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set at odds

In conflict. Why are our parents suddenly set at odds? Did someone mention politics?
See also: odds, set
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If we wish to build true peace," he said, "how can we separate, or even set at odds, the protection of the environment and the protection of human life, including the life of the unborn?
Water War in the Klamath Basin: Maco Law, Combat Biology, and Dirty Politics" is a look at the drought of 2001, and how the conservation-minded policy makers were set at odds with the farmers--who needed all the water they could get to keep their livelihood alive.
Spirituality and social justice are often seen as separate components to a Christian life, set at odds by both churches and individuals.
If the rights of parents and children were set at odds, so too was the view of the child deeply contradictory.
However, despite being set at odds at county level, the pair forged a friendship which lasted a lifetime.
are set at odds with each other by their dreams and fantasies.
The logical and distinct style of reasoning, current in the eighteenth century, was set at odds with the fluidity of perception discernible here, and little sense of the order of Augustan a esthetics underlines the new categories of physical reactions produced by sensory experience.