at\ loggerheads

at\ loggerheads
adj or adv. phr.
In a quarrel; in a fight; opposing each other.

The two senators had long been at loggerheads on foreign aid.

Because of their barking dog, the Morrises lived at loggerheads with their neighbors.

Compare: at odds

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