set your face against
set (one's) face against (something)
To be strongly opposed to or disapproving of something. My parents set their faces against me marrying her, so we eloped. The CEO has promised to set his face against any pay cuts or job losses following the disastrous third-quarter performance.
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set your face againstoppose or resist with determination.
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