Are you dead against smoking?

June 13, 2006 at 11:42 am 1 comment

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Idiom: to be dead against something

Means: to be disagree with an idea

Use: to refer to ideas and activities

Circumstances: When you disagree with an idea in a meeting or a discussion
Note: this expression expresses strong disagreement

Some examples:

I'm dead against lowering our prices. Our margins are already too low.

The boss is dead against employing another programmer. He thinks we have too many.

Your turn:

Think about some situations at work or in your country:

(name of person) is dead against……….. beacause……….
Think of another four examples.

When you are dead against something, say why and give some alternatives.

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Entry filed under: Difficult, General idioms.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. lunaculun  |  June 9, 2010 at 11:47 pm

    We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.

    google

    Reply

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