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set in one's ways



set in one's ways

  1. (idiomatic) Driven by habit; inclined or determined to continue according to one's custom or established preferences.
    • 1913, E. Phillips Oppenheim, The Double Life Of Mr. Alfred Burton, ch. 20,
      He's as set in his ways now as a little old man.