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dead set

1. the motionless position of a dog when pointing with its muzzle towards game
2. (of a hunting dog) in this position
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Despite their earlier promises, they are dead set on building a third runway
That would put all the gains we have made at risk, as this Tory Party is dead set on ruining our country.
15 (Petra)-- Japan marked the 70th anniversary of its surrender in World War II on Saturday, with the Imperial Couple, prime minister and about 5,000 relatives of the war dead set to attend a ceremony later in the day to mourn the fallen.
Well all super heroes have to face challenges, and this particular challenge is green, mean, and dead set on causing chaos and mayhem.
We're just dead set that Secretary Mar will be our flagbearer.
Cheryl is dead set against her and you can understand why.
Raf was previously dead set against the idea of adoption and there''s no way he's going to want to bring up Harry Tressler's sprog as his own.
Summary: The fall of the rebel-held town of Yabroud over the weekend is the latest sign, if anyone needed it, that the Syrian regime and its allies are dead set on settling the conflict militarily.
But the ECB's conservative minority, which voted against this month's surprise cut in interest rates and are led by its German members, still seem dead set against any such move.
I'm told: "They were dead set on going but then thought they should perhaps stay with the kids because they had been away.
Visibly excited to be back in town promoting latest album, Dead Set On Living, Liam Cormier and co stride onstage and blast headfirst into a set both intense and immense.
The band are also re-releasing Dead Set On Living as a deluxe edition including three unheard tracks and the Bat Sabbath EP.