Significado de “cross purposes” - Diccionario inglés

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cross-purposesplural noun

us /ˈkrɔˈspɜr·pə·səz/
at cross-purposes

If two people or groups are at cross-purposes they do not understand each other because they have different intentions:

They're talking at cross-purposes without realizing it.

(Definición de cross-purposes de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)