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.
See also: face, set
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set your face against

oppose or resist with determination.
See also: face, set
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