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set someone against someone/something

phrasal verb with set  us   /set/ verb
to ​cause a ​person or ​group to ​oppose another or to be ​opposed to something: It’s ​easy to ​learn, but most ​people just have ​theirminds set against it. Generational ​differences have now set ​familymembers against each other.
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