dead\ set\ against

adj. phr.
totally opposed to someone or something.

Jack is dead set against the idea of marriage, which upsets Mary.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • dead set against — (something) completely opposed to something. She wanted to move to Los Angeles but her parents were dead set against it …   New idioms dictionary

  • dead set against —    If you are dead set against something, you are strongly opposed to it.     My father wanted a dog, but my mother was dead set against the idea …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • dead set against — {adj. phr.} Totally opposed to someone or something. * /Jack is dead set against the idea of marriage, which upsets Mary./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dead set against — {adj. phr.} Totally opposed to someone or something. * /Jack is dead set against the idea of marriage, which upsets Mary./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • dead set against — adjective Completely opposed, with no possibility of a change of mind. I am dead set against letting the dog sleep in anyones bedroom …   Wiktionary

  • dead set against — strongly opposed to, down with    She s dead set against abortion as a means of birth control …   English idioms

  • dead set against — (smth) determined not to do something They are dead set against their son going to Europe for a year …   Idioms and examples

  • (dead) set against something — phrase completely opposed to something We are absolutely set against the tax increase. (dead) set against doing something: She’s dead set against giving the kids junk food. Thesaurus: opposed to someone or somethingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead set against something — dead set against (something) completely opposed to something. She wanted to move to Los Angeles but her parents were dead set against it …   New idioms dictionary


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