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be on a collision course

If two or more ​people or ​groups are on a collision ​course, they are doing or saying things that are ​certain to ​cause a ​seriousdisagreement or ​fight between them: All ​attempts at ​diplomacy have ​broken down and the two ​states now ​appear to be on a collision ​course.
(Definition of be on a collision course from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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