run against

run against
Synonyms and related words:
aggravated assault, aggression, amphibious attack, antagonize, armed assault, assailing, assailment, assault, attack, banzai attack, be antipathetic, be at cross-purposes, be inimical, bear, bear upon, beat against, blitz, blitzkrieg, boost, breakthrough, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunt, butt, butt against, charge, clash, collide, conflict, conflict with, confute, contradict, contrapose, contravene, counter, counteract, counterattack, counteroffensive, counterpose, countervail, counterwork, coup de main, cram, crippling attack, cross, crowd, dead set at, descent on, dig, diversion, diversionary attack, drive, elbow, flank attack, force, frontal attack, gas attack, go against, go counter to, goad, head-on attack, hurtle, hustle, infiltration, interfere with, jab, jam, jog, joggle, join the opposition, jolt, jostle, lightning attack, lightning war, lock horns, mass attack, meet head-on, megadeath, militate against, mugging, not abide, nudge, offense, offensive, onset, onslaught, oppose, oppugn, overkill, panzer warfare, pile drive, play at cross-purposes, poke, press, prod, protest, punch, push, ram, ram down, rattle, resist, run, run at, run counter to, rush, sally, shake, shock tactics, shoulder, shove, sortie, stress, strike, swim upstream, take issue with, tamp, thrust, traverse, unprovoked assault, vote against, withstand, work against

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  • against the grain — {adv. phr.} 1. Across rather than with the direction of the fibers (as of wood or meat). * /He sandpapered the wood against the grain./ 2. So as to annoy or trouble, or to cause anger or dislike. Usually follows go . * /His coarse and rude ways… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • against the stream — against (or with) the stream against (or with) the prevailing view or tendency a world in which the demand for quality does not run against the stream …   Useful english dictionary

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