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(at) daggers drawn

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If two people, countries, etc. are at daggers drawn, they are in a state of extreme unfriendliness and do not trust each other: The two sides have been at daggers drawn for some months now with no sign of improvement in relations.
Translations of “(at) daggers drawn”
in Chinese (Traditional) 冷戰(的),相互戒備(的)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冷战(的),相互戒备(的)…
(Definition of (at) daggers drawn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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