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English definition of “drive a wedge between sb”

drive a wedge between sb

to damage the good relationship that two people or groups of people have: It would be silly to let things that have happened in the past drive a wedge between us now.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
(Definition of drive a wedge between sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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