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Meaning of “(at) daggers drawn” in the English Dictionary

"(at) daggers drawn" in British English

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(at) daggers drawn

UK If two ​people, ​countries, etc. are at ​daggersdrawn, they are in a ​state of ​extremeunfriendliness and do not ​trust each other: The two ​sides have been at ​daggersdrawn for some ​months now with no ​sign of ​improvement in ​relations.
(Definition of (at) daggers drawn from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “(at) daggers drawn”
in Chinese (Simplified) 冷战(的),相互戒备(的)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冷戰(的),相互戒備(的)…
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