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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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But while all eyes will be on the debuting Johnson, Wakamatsu is dead set on stealing his thunder.
Williams will portray the girlfriend of one of the perpetrators who is dead set against the plan, which results in a deadly game of cat and mouse, leaving WilliamsaACAO character fighting to save herself from a nightmare she could never have imagined.
Now the former Chelsea midfielder is already feeling at home on Teesside and dead set on returning to the Premier League.
Reynolds, however, is more dead set on a complete merger between the two companies leading to a combined entity known as "AviaVirgination." This, of course, isn't exactly the case, but Branson plays along with the gag--although he becomes increasingly frustrated and ends up storming off the set.
But when they reach Ragland, they'll find that the town is tough and the sheriff's daughter is dead set against Connie Boe and Will Stern setting up an 'entertainment' business.
Anna dead set on keeping in with her fans Anna Passey hopes she hasn't made enemies of Hollyoaks' fans with her fake screen death.
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) has expressed support in the holding of a Constitutional convention (Con-con) to amend the 1987 Constitution as the ruling party remains dead set to form a federal system of government.
She said: "Despite their earlier promises, the Conservatives are dead set on building a third runway at Heathrow.
Phelan said: "He's dead set on playing but he's got to be fit first.
He seems dead set on wiping out the Musketeers once and for all, and continues his reign of terror over them by co-ordinating a variety of deadly attacks while simultaneously putting Feron to the test as his thirst of power threatens to overwhelm all who stand in his way.
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.