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cross purposes
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cross purposes /'krɔs'pə:pəsiz/
  • danh từ số nhiều
    • mục đích trái ngược, ý định trái ngược
    • to be at cross_purposes
      • hiểu lầm nhau, bất đồng ý kiến
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[pl.] if two people are at cross purposes, they do not understand each other because they are talking about or aiming at different things, without realizing it: I think we're talking at cross purposes; that's not what I meant at all.

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