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Preposition
In opposition to
“I am against all that my political opponent stands for.”
Preposition
In competition with
“Tennis fans are looking forward to seeing Federer against Nadal in the final.”
Preposition
Up against (an object)
“I had to lean against a wall after not being able to find a bench to sit on.”
Preposition
Adjacent to
“We placed the large boxes against each other in the storage facility.”
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As protection from
“Without the protection of a shelter against the merciless sun, it became unbearable on the field.”
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In contrast to
“The boilers remained in position, silhouetted against the green water and ambient light.”
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In the opposite direction of
“He walked against a strong wind.”
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Having an unfavorable effect on
“His lack of height is against him when it comes to playing basketball.”
Preposition
In anticipation of
“He refuses to go to court without insurance against the possibility of losing.”
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In exchange for or in return for
“What is the current exchange rate of the dollar against the euro?”
Preposition
In spite of or regardless of (a statement or situation)
Preposition
In the framework of
Preposition
In contrast to, rather than, instead of
Preposition
In comparison to
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As a compensation for
Preposition
Against, especially with force
Preposition
With reference to
Adjective
Showing or feeling a strong aversion
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Adjective
That is diametrically opposed to something
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Adjective
To
Adjective
Reluctant to proceed due to doubts or uncertainty
Adjective
Next to, or being in contact with at some point or line
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Adjective
Offensive or disgusting
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Adverb
In the opposite direction or in opposition to
Noun
An expression of unwillingness to accept or grant an offer or request
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