[General] be at outs with somebody

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vil

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Dear teachers,

Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

…Stener was evidently “at outs” with him, and might sever relations entirely…
be at outs with somebody = be on bad terms with somebody, be at logger heads with somebody, be out with somebody

Thanks for your efforts.

Regard,

V
 

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Dear teachers,

Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?

…Stener was evidently “at outs” with him, and might sever relations entirely…
be at outs with somebody = be on bad terms with somebody, be at logger heads with somebody, be out with somebody

Thanks for your efforts.

Regard,

V

I've never heard that. The only phrase that comes to mind is "to be at odds with someone" which has the meaning you have given.
 
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http://www.answers.com/main/ntquery?s=at+outs&gwp=13

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