come up against

come up against
Synonyms and related words:
alight upon, blunder upon, bring to bay, bump into, chance upon, close with, come across, come among, come on, come upon, confront, discover serendipitously, encounter, fall across, fall among, fall foul of, fall in with, fall upon, fight hand-to-hand, happen upon, hit upon, light upon, meet, meet head-on, meet up with, meet with, pitch upon, run across, run into, run smack into, run up against, run upon, stumble on, stumble upon, tumble on

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  • come up against — To encounter (an obstacle, difficulty) • • • Main Entry: ↑come * * * ˌcome ˈup against [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they come up against he/she/it …   Useful english dictionary

  • come up against — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms come up against : present tense I/you/we/they come up against he/she/it comes up against present participle coming up against past tense came up against past participle come up against come up against… …   English dictionary

  • come\ up\ against — • (to) be up against • (to) run up against • (to) come up against See: up against •• to be, or arrive, at a position where positive progress or forward movement is, or may be, blocked …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come up against — • run up against • come up against • be up against (smth) encounter They ran up against many problems when they were building the freeway. to be, or arrive, at a position where positive progress or forward movement is, or may be, blocked …   Idioms and examples

  • come up against — PHRASAL VERB If you come up against a problem or difficulty, you are faced with it and have to deal with it. [V P P n] We came up against a great deal of resistance in dealing with the case …   English dictionary

  • come up against — phr verb Come up against is used with these nouns as the object: ↑opposition …   Collocations dictionary

  • come up against somebody — ˌcome ˈup against sb/sth derived no passive to be faced with or opposed by sb/sth • We expect to come up against a lot of opposition to the plan. Main entry: ↑comederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • come up against something — ˌcome ˈup against sb/sth derived no passive to be faced with or opposed by sb/sth • We expect to come up against a lot of opposition to the plan. Main entry: ↑comederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • come up against a brick wall — be/come up against a brick wall to not be able to continue an activity or do something you want to do. I ve tried everywhere I can think of for funding but I ve come up against a brick wall. My brother wants to leave home but he can t find a job …   New idioms dictionary

  • come up against a brick wall — run into/come up against/hit/etc a (brick) wall phrase to reach a point in a process where there are problems that seem impossible to solve We seem to have come up against a brick wall with this project. Thesaurus: to be in, or to get into a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come up against a wall — run into/come up against/hit/etc a (brick) wall phrase to reach a point in a process where there are problems that seem impossible to solve We seem to have come up against a brick wall with this project. Thesaurus: to be in, or to get into a… …   Useful english dictionary

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