2016年6月29日 星期三

on end, drive a wedge between

More oil tankers than usual are anchoring for days and weeks on end – why?

Brexit has sparked calls for another independence referendum, but may also make it trickier for Scotland to go it alone

Will Brexit drive a wedge between Scotland and Britain?
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on end



1Continuing without stopping for a specified period of time:sometimes they’ll be gone for days on end
2In an upright position:he brushed his hair, leaving a tuft standing on end



drive a wedge between




1Separate:the general aimed to drive a wedge between the city and its northern defences
1.1Cause disagreement or hostility between:I’m not trying to drive a wedge between you and your father

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