at swords' points

idi at swords' points, mutually ready to fight or argue; opposed

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • at swords' points — {adj. phr.} Ready to start fighting; very much opposed to each; other hostile; quarreling. * /The dog s barking kept the Browns at swords points with their neighbors for months./ * /The mayor and the reporter were always at swords points./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at swords' points — {adj. phr.} Ready to start fighting; very much opposed to each; other hostile; quarreling. * /The dog s barking kept the Browns at swords points with their neighbors for months./ * /The mayor and the reporter were always at swords points./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • at\ swords'\ points — adj. phr. Ready to start fighting; very much opposed to each; other hostile; quarreling. The dog s barking kept the Browns at swords points with their neighbors for months. The mayor and the reporter were always at swords points …   Словарь американских идиом

  • at swords' points — adverb : displaying mutual hostility : ready to fight : antagonistic at the height of the quarrel when the two groups were at swords points …   Useful english dictionary

  • at swords' points — phrasal mutually antagonistic ; ready to fight …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • were at swords' points — were preparing for war …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Swords to ploughshares — is a concept in which military weapons or technologies are converted for peaceful civilian applications. The plowshare is often used to symbolize creative tools that benefit mankind, as opposed to destructive tools of war, symbolized by the sword …   Wikipedia

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