dead set

[ ded set for 1, 2; ded set for 3 ]SEE DEFINITION OF dead set
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Dead set on it, and says he wouldn't change his profession to be a king.

Mamma is dead set against the artistic, and I'm dead set against the fashionable.

He's dead set on Clara goin' for service and she wants to be a typewriter.

Moreover, all the French here are, and always have been, dead set on Asia.

They are dead set against England, and claim to belong to France.

He got her dead set on him and his stories, that's what he gets for 'em!

I suppose he made a dead set at you while I was away—cowardly brute!

The dead set against him extended from the Fifth Form downwards.

For our friend Cælius has a dead set made at him by the Clodian gens.

No wonder, then, that there was a dead set at them, the living owner maulgre.

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