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use of preposition 'against' .

April 07, 2017
Shivjee Lucky 9709527505
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opposing or disagreeing with somebody/somethingthe fight against terrorismWe're playing against the league champions next week.We were rowing against the current.That's against the law.She was forced to marry against her will.Are you for or against the death penalty?She is against seeing (= does not want to see) him.I'd advise you against doing that. not to the advantage or favour of somebody/somethingThe evidence is against him.Her age is against her.compare forclose to, touching or hitting somebody/somethingPut the piano there, against the wall.The rain beat against the windows.in order to prevent something from happening or to reduce the damage caused by somethingan injection against rabiesThey took precautions against fire.Are we insured against theft?with something in the background, as a contrastHis red clothes stood out clearly against the snow.(figurative) The love story unfolds against a background of civil war.used when you are comparing two thingsYou must weigh the benefits against the cost.Check your receipts against the statement.What's the rate of exchange against the dollar?
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use of preposition 'against' .
opposing or disagreeing with somebody/somethingthe fight against terrorismWe're playing against the league champions next week.We were rowing against the current.That's against the law.She was forced to marry against her will.Are you for or against the death penalty?She is against seeing (= does not want to see) him.I'd advise you against doing that. not to the advantage or favour of somebody/somethingThe evidence is against him.Her age is against her.compare forclose to, touching or hitting somebody/somethingPut the piano there, against the wall.The rain beat against the windows.in order to prevent something from happening or to reduce the damage caused by somethingan injection against rabiesThey took precautions against fire.Are we insured against theft?with something in the background, as a contrastHis red clothes stood out clearly against the snow.(figurative) The love story unfolds against a background of civil war.used when you are comparing two thingsYou must weigh the benefits against the cost.Check your receipts against the statement.What's the rate of exchange against the dollar?

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