We thus get at cross-purposes with this powerful, profound work.
From the minutes of this conference it is clear that the two deputations were practically at cross purposes.
Misunderstandings and movements at cross-purposes multiplied on the Russian side, and at midnight Kuropatkin at last obtained information of events on the side of Yentai Mines.
The foreign office and General Gordon appeared to be somewhat at cross purposes.
cross-purposes with the spirit and His Father.
For those with diabetes and dieters who choose a low carbohydrate lifestyle, artificial sweetener's impact on the blood sugar may work at cross-purposes to their health goals.
Do not take vitamin B12 if you are taking Chloramphenicol, because the two work at cross-purposes to one another.
Although they always seemed at cross-purposes, they never stopped loving each other.
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