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divided loyalties

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdivided loyaltiesdivided loyaltiesa feeling you have when two people you like have argued and you are not sure which person you should support Divorce is an agony of divided loyalties for children. divide
Examples from the Corpus
divided loyaltiesDuring World War II, many families in the region had divided loyalties.He has reached the point where he will not tolerate any further evidence of divided loyalties.The ensuing mêlée was notable for many things, not least the extraordinary display of divided loyalties.There is no indication or evidence that under such circumstances contact can be confusing or lead to divided loyalties.
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