loggerheads


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loggerheads

plural noun
at loggerheads quarrelling, opposed, feuding, at odds, estranged, in dispute, at each other's throats, at daggers drawn, at enmity Dentists and the health department have been at loggerheads over fees.
Translations
أبْلَه، مُغَفَّل
na kordy
vera upp á kant
besibarantisbesivaidijantis
ķildoties
na nože
arası açıkdargınkavgalı

loggerheads

[ˈlɒgəhedz] NPL to be at loggerheads with sbestar a matar con algn, estar picado con algn

loggerheads

[ˈlɒgərhɛdz] npl
to be at loggerheads (= in disagreement) → être à couteaux tirés

loggerheads

pl to be at loggerheads (with somebody) (esp Brit) → Streit (mit jdm) haben, sich (dat)(mit jdm) in den Haaren liegen (inf); they were constantly at loggerheads with the authoritiessie standen mit den Behörden dauernd auf Kriegsfuß

loggerheads

[ˈlɒgəˌhɛdz] npl at loggerheads (with sb)in violento contrasto (con qn), ai ferri corti (con)

loggerheads

(ˈlogəhedz) : at loggerheads
quarrelling. They're always at loggerheads with their neighbours.
References in classic literature ?
With a grating rush, the three lines flew round the loggerheads with such a force as to gouge deep grooves in them; while so fearful were the harpooneers that this rapid sounding would soon exhaust the lines, that using all their dexterous might, they caught repeated smoking turns with the rope to hold on; till at last --owing to the perpendicular strain from the lead-lined chocks of the boats, whence the three ropes went straight down into the blue --the gunwales of the bows were almost even with the water, while the three sterns tilted high in the air.
A fine thing it would be if the people of the clock town were to be at loggerheads every moment with everyone who called them by that name, -or the Cazoleros, Berengeneros, Ballenatos, Jaboneros, or the bearers of all the other names and titles that are always in the mouth of the boys and common people
I did not, of course, maintain friendly relations with my comrades and soon was at loggerheads with them, and in my youth and inexperience I even gave up bowing to them, as though I had cut off all relations.
Petersburg, and even Anna Thedorovna and my father had come to loggerheads with one another, owing to the fact that he owed her money.
Tim Linkinwater is out of the question; for Tim, sir, is such a tremendous fellow, that he could never contain himself, but would go to loggerheads with the father before he had been in the place five minutes.
There are the prospectuses that couldn't be distributed, and the architect's plans and estimates, and the whole correspondence which set everybody at loggerheads and ended in a dispute, all down together in that corner, behind the packing-cases.
But little King-Post was small and short, and at the same time little King-Post was full of a large and tall ambition, so that this loggerhead stand-point of his did by no means satisfy King-Post.
Still more strange to see him giddily perched upon the loggerhead itself, under such circumstances.
Crime scene investigators were spotted scouring the scene in Loggerheads Road yesterday for clues as to what had happened.
If climatic changes continue to force the sex ratio bias of loggerheads to even greater extremes, we are going to lose the diversity of sea turtles as well as their overall ability to reproduce effectively.
Summary: Iran said Tuesday it was ready for "straight talks" with Saudi Arabia over contentious issues that have kept the rival Gulf powers at loggerheads for more than three decades.
VAR of the scientist make some researches on loggerheads