Meaning of “set someone against someone/something” in the English Dictionary


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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 their minds set against it.
Generational differences have now set family members against each other.

(Definition of “set someone against someone/something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)