meaning and examples of the Phrase

At loggerheads

pronunciation:
British (male):
American (female):
at loggerheads (with someone) & at loggerheads over something
Fig. in conflict with someone; having reached an impasse (about something).
Tom is at loggerheads with Bill.
We are at loggerheads with each other.
The twins were at loggerheads over who should take the larger room.

strongly disagreeing.

The two sides are still at loggerheads on how big the workers' pay increase will be.

Unable to agree; opposing.
We were really at loggerheads about what to do with the money we found on the side of the road; she said we should turn it in, I said we should set it free.

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