Traducción: de espanol

to go against something

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  • (dead) set against something — phrase completely opposed to something We are absolutely set against the tax increase. (dead) set against doing something: She’s dead set against giving the kids junk food. Thesaurus: opposed to someone or somethingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) hedge against something — a hedge against something phrase a way of trying to protect yourself against a problem or risk Gold is a traditional hedge against inflation. Thesaurus: someone or something that protects and defendssynonym Main entry: hedge …   Useful english dictionary

  • be up against something — be up against (something/someone) if you are up against a situation, a person, or a group of people, they make it very difficult for you to achieve what you want to achieve. When I saw how deeply the racist views were held I began to understand… …   New idioms dictionary

  • dead set against something — dead set against (something) completely opposed to something. She wanted to move to Los Angeles but her parents were dead set against it …   New idioms dictionary

  • stack up against something — stack up (against (something)) to compare with something else. We wondered how London restaurants stacked up against Atlanta s …   New idioms dictionary

  • have something against something — have something against someone/​something phrase to dislike or not approve of someone or something for a particular reason I think he’s got something against artists. have nothing against someone/​something (=have no reason to dislike someone or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • measure something against something — measure/judge/etc someone/​something against someone/​something phrase to compare someone or something with someone or something else We measure our achievements against the highest standards. Thesaurus: to compare or connect thingssynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn something against something — turn (someone/something) against (someone/something) to cause someone or something to oppose someone or something else. He took all of our proposals and turned them against us. Advisors have been trying to turn the president against increased… …   New idioms dictionary

  • judge something against something — measure/judge/etc someone/​something against someone/​something phrase to compare someone or something with someone or something else We measure our achievements against the highest standards. Thesaurus: to compare or connect thingssynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn someone against something — turn (someone/something) against (someone/something) to cause someone or something to oppose someone or something else. He took all of our proposals and turned them against us. Advisors have been trying to turn the president against increased… …   New idioms dictionary

  • set something against something — set (someone/something) against (someone/something) to cause one person or group to oppose another. His health care plan would divide older Americans and set senior against senior. The disagreement has turned into a public feud that has set… …   New idioms dictionary


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