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at daggers drawn

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look daggers at someone

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Synonyms for dagger

a short knife with a pointed blade used for piercing or stabbing

a character used in printing to indicate a cross reference or footnote

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But the task seems uphill as the two leaders are at daggers drawn.
The Shias and Sunnis are now at daggers drawn with the occupation forces, and the Kurdish president has made it clear to Bush and the bipartisan Iraq study group that he doesn't like any of their preferred solutions.
But if they're really at daggers drawn, that could sour relationships with you, too
You know that two people are at daggers drawn when they make a direct statement claiming to be united,' said Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman Matthew Taylor.
However opponents were unconvinced: "You know that two people are at daggers drawn when they make a direct statement claiming to be united," said Lib Dem Treasury spokesman Matthew Taylor.
The pair have been at daggers drawn since Tab won a pounds 30,000 diamond necklace in a raffle at a New Year's Eve party hosted by the Osbournes to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary.
The normally peace-loving folk of Cape Point and Cape Agulhas in South Africa are at daggers drawn over where the Indian Ocean ends and the Atlantic begins.
They are at daggers drawn with each other, and will offer no opposition.
Although officially divorced, the couple are still at daggers drawn over the children and how to divide their pounds 300million fortune.
Syria and Iraq, both nominally Baath nationalist states, were at daggers drawn for years as Damascus backed Iran in its eight-year war against Iraq, and formed part of the allied coalition which ousted Saddam's forces from Kuwait in 1991.
The two cities have been at daggers drawn for 20 years now, in spite of the 1992 compromise agreed at the Edinburgh Summit.
His next novel, Na nozhakh ( At Daggers Drawn, 1870 - 71), depicts young radicals in a manner that enraged them still more.
Since then, Madrassahs have been at daggers drawn with the contemporary education.