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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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Politicians who had been dead set against it, are now falling all over themselves trying to take credit for legislation signed into law that partially repealed the prohibition against concurrent receipt of military retired pay and VA disability compensation for some of our more severely disabled veterans.
While this might seem as though the rest of the story would unfold directly from there, Martens recalls, "At that time I was dead set against a big company.
If that's the future of high school sports, we're dead set against it.
But are conservatives, and nonliberals generally, really dead set against popular culture?
Perhaps surprising to some, many of the most ardent freedom-of-choice supporters in sexual moral matters (even to the killing of the preborn), belong to this group even though they are dead set against individualism in commerce, or ecology, or international trade.
I've spoken to our pastor about it and learned that he was dead set against the war.
Now a monthly news bulletin reminds employees that the company is dead set on prosecuting fraud, but without compromising finger-pointers.
business leaders were dead set against the treaties which they believed would hamper productivity and restrict competition.
They have such protections in their existing agreement, but the company is dead set on removing them," he said, explaining that the union won limits of 10 hours a day and 50 hours per week in a previous strike several years ago.
CECOM and the folks at Ft Huachuca that have to fix the shelters are dead set against storing or transporting anything on top of the shelters.
He also wrote Dead Set, a five-part zombie horror thriller for E4 set in the Big Brother house.