at odds

idiom

: 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.

Examples of at odds in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now the district is at odds with the state, which is pushing for a clean water solution that some worry could not only raise construction risks but increase costs for the tiny school district and nearby residents. Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Apr. 2024 The high-profile joint appearance comes despite the two men recently being at odds on passing additional aid to Ukraine and Trump encouraging House GOP hard-liners this week to block reauthorizing FISA, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, a measure Johnson backed. Sarah Beth Hensley, ABC News, 12 Apr. 2024 Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum are at odds over divvying up Magic Mike earnings nearly six years after their breakup. Benjamin Vanhoose, Peoplemag, 11 Apr. 2024 Carano sued in February, arguing that the company unlawfully retaliated against her for expressing her personal political views, which were at odds with Disney’s preferred ideology. Gene Maddaus, Variety, 10 Apr. 2024 For now, Wonderful Nurseries employees are at odds on how UFW conducted itself. Mathew Miranda, Sacramento Bee, 9 Apr. 2024 But many Gen Zers aren’t giving up on their beliefs, finding a way to solve for what is often at odds in the modern economy: mission-alignment and good pay. Chloe Berger, Fortune, 8 Apr. 2024 For the first time in modern memory, the two countries are also at odds over long-term visions and goals, as Israel’s territorial ambitions are coming into ever-greater and more direct conflict with U.S. strategic interests in the Middle East. Hussein Ibish, The Atlantic, 5 Apr. 2024 The company’s valuation, however, stands at odds with its business performance. Drew Harwell, Washington Post, 26 Mar. 2024

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“At odds.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20odds. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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