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Against (IPA: /əˈɡeɪnst/, /əˈɡɛnst/)


Against (prep.)

Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.

Against (prep.)

From an opposite direction so as to strike or come in contact with; in contact with; upon; as, hail beats against the roof.

Against (prep.)

In opposition to, whether the opposition is of sentiment or of action; on the other side; counter to; in contrariety to; hence, adverse to; as, against reason; against law; to run a race against time.

Against (prep.)

By of before the time that; in preparation for; so as to be ready for the time when.

Against

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Example Sentence (Quote)

" " few people blame themselves, while it is in the power of self-love to twist the charge against others." - Anonymous

Example Sentence (Quote)

""I ain't against adventure, in moderation ," said Granny, but not when I'm eatin' ." (p. 247)" - Discworld

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "In innocence there is no strength against evil ," said Sparrowhawk, a little wryly. But there is strength in it for good ."" - Ursula K. Le Guin

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Oh, I'm not a Berkeleian. I believe my back's against this wall. I believe there's a sten gun over there ."" - Graham Greene

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (after his defeat against the Caillou and Dora Family) You have won today. But I'll be backkk!" - Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation


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