set against

phrasal verb
set against; setting against; sets against

Definition of set against

: feeling strongly that one does not want (something) or will not do (something) Everyone was set against going. He was dead set against the deal.

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“Set against.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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