an argument against the use of nuclear weapons 核兵器使用反対論.
swim against the current 流れに逆らって泳ぐ.
act against one's will [conscience] 自分の意志[良心]に反して行動する.
There's nothing against him. 彼に不利なことは何もない.
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We're playing against the league champions next week.
Formed from Middle English ayenes, agenes, againes (“in opposition to”), a southern variant of agen, or directly from again, either way with adverbial genitive singular ending -es; the parasitic -t was added circa 1350, probably by confusion with the superlative ending -est. Surface analysis again + -st (excrescent ending).
- In a contrary direction to.
- It is hard work to swim against the current.
- In physical opposition to; in collision with.
- The rain pounds against the window.
- 1922, Michael Arlen, “3/19/2”, in “Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days:
- In physical contact with, so as to abut or be supported by.
- Close to, alongside.
- In front of; before (a background).
- In contrast or comparison with.
- He stands out against his classmates.
- In competition with, versus.
- 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter I, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, →OCLC:
- 2011 September 24, Aled Williams, “Chelsea 4-1 Swansea”, in BBC Sport:
- The breakthrough came through Torres who, pilloried for his miss against Manchester United a week earlier, scored his second goal of the season.
- Contrary to; in conflict with.
- In opposition to.
- Antonym: for
- Are you against freedom of choice?
- He waged a ten-year campaign against the company that was polluting the river.
- (with implied object) Ten voted for, and three voted against.
- 1897 December (indicated as 1898), Winston Churchill, chapter IV, in The Celebrity: An Episode, New York, N.Y.: The Macmillan Company; London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., →OCLC:
- Mr. Cooke at once began a tirade against the residents of Asquith for permitting a sandy and generally disgraceful condition of the roads. So roundly did he vituperate the inn management in particular, and with such a loud flow of words, that I trembled lest he should be heard on the veranda.
- 2013 May-June, David Van Tassel, Lee DeHaan, “Wild Plants to the Rescue”, in American Scientist, volume 101, number 3:
- Plant breeding is always a numbers game. […] The wild species we use are rich in genetic variation, […]. In addition, we are looking for rare alleles, so the more plants we try, the better. These rarities may be new mutations, or they can be existing ones that are neutral—or are even selected against—in a wild population. A good example is mutations that disrupt seed dispersal, leaving the seeds on the heads long after they are ripe.
- Of betting odds, denoting a worse-than-even chance.
- In exchange for.
- The vouchers are redeemable against West End shows and theatre breaks.
- As counterbalance to. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
- As a charge on.
- As protection from.
- 1638, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy. […], 5th edition, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Printed [by Robert Young, Miles Flesher, and Leonard Lichfield and William Turner] for Henry Cripps, →OCLC, partition II, section 2, member 6, subsection iv, page 298:
- Beautie alone is a ſoveraigne remedy againſt feare,griefe,and all melancholy fits; a charm,as Peter de la Seine and many other writers affirme,a banquet it ſelfe;he gives inſtance in diſcontented Menelaus that was ſo often freed by Helenas faire face: and hTully, 3 Tusc. cites Epicurus as a chiefe patron of this Tenent.
- 1988 March 1, Caroni, Pico; Schwab, Martin E., “Antibody against myelin associated inhibitor of neurite growth neutralizes nonpermissive substrate properties of CNS white matter”, in Neuron, →DOI, page 85:
- Monoclonal antibodies were raised against these proteins: IN-1 and IN-2 bound both to the 35 kd and 250 kd inhibitors and to the surface of differentiated cultured oligodendrocytes.
- In anticipation of; in preparation for (a particular time, event etc.).
- 1603, Michel de Montaigne, chapter 11, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes […], book II, London: […] Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], →OCLC:
- He wrote to a friend of his, that he lived but with browne bread and water, and entreated him to send him a piece of cheese, against [translating pour] the time he was to make a solemne feast.
- (Hollywood) To be paid now in contrast to the following amount to be paid later under specified circumstances, usually that a movie is made or has started filming.
- The studio weren't sure the movie would ever get made, so they only paid $50,000 against $200,000. That way they wouldn't be out very much if filming never began.
- (obsolete) Exposed to. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
- (in competition with): versus
- a house divided against itself cannot stand
- against all odds
- against one's better judgment
- against someone's will
- against the clock
- against the collar
- against the grain
- against the hair
- against the law
- against the run of play
- against the world
- against time
- as against
- as much sinning as sinned against
- bang one's head against a brick wall
- beat one's head against a stone wall
- bring up against
- crime against humanity
- crime against nature
- dead against
- dead set against
- death against
- give against
- go against
- go against the grain
- go up against
- guard against
- hold against
- hope against hope
- kick against the pricks
- make against
- make head against
- over against
- pit against
- play both ends against the middle
- play both sides against the middle
- play one against another
- push against an open door
- race against the clock
- race against time
- rub up against
- rule against perpetuities
- run up against
- sell against the box
- set one's face against
- stand up against
- stumble against
- take against
- talk against time
- tell against
- turn against
- up against
- up against it
- up against the wall
- weigh against
- work both ends against the middle
- work both sides against the middle
- (obsolete) By the time that (something happened); before.
- Gaitans, antigas, antisag
to face something
to be against something
in an opposite way
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Again, small structures, our challenge is how to make them larger
Against 58 percent of the wider population.
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