come into conflict

idiom

Definition of come into conflict

1 : to be different in a way that prevents agreement Unfortunately, their goals for the project came into conflict. often + withThere are cases in which these rules come into conflict with one another.
2 : to enter a situation in which there is a struggle for power, property, etc. often + withgroups coming into conflict with neighboring tribes

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“Come into conflict.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20into%20conflict. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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