Meaning of “set sb against sb” in the English Dictionary

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"set sb against sb" in British English

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set sb against sb

phrasal verb with set uk /set/ us /set/ verb present participle setting, past tense and past participle set

to cause one person to argue or fight with another person:

This war has set neighbour against neighbour.

(Definition of “set sb against sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)