at odds


: not agreeing with each other : in a state of disagreement
The parents and teachers are still at odds (about/over what to teach the students).
often + with
The two groups have long been at odds with each other.He was completely at odds with the way the problem was being handled.The results of the study are at odds with our previous findings.

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“At odds.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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