preposition: In a direction or course opposite to: row against the current.
preposition: So as to come into forcible contact with: waves dashing against the shore.
preposition: In contact with so as to rest or press on: leaned against the tree.
preposition: In hostile opposition or resistance to: struggle against fate.
preposition: Contrary to; opposed to: against my better judgment.
preposition: In competition with: race against the record holder.
preposition: In contrast or comparison with the setting or background of: dark colors against a fair skin.
preposition: In preparation for; in anticipation of: food stored against winter.
preposition: As a defense or safeguard from: protection against the cold.
preposition: To the account or debt of: drew a check against my bank balance.
preposition: Directly opposite to; facing.
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Simultaneously 'With us' and 'against us' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Simultaneously \'With us\' and \'against us\ ''; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: The US is helping the Sunnis, both inside and outside of Iraq to target al Qaeda in Iraq, but these are also anti-government forces opposed to the very government that America created.
The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a republican form of government; and shall protect each of them against invasion; and, on application of the legislature, or of the executive, (when the legislature cannot be convened) _against domestic violence_.
-- The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a republican form of government; and shall protect each of them against invasion; and, on application of the legislature, or of the executive, (when the legislature cannot be convened) _against domestic violence_.
They were using them against the Government; and it was thought, by some, that they might as well work for as _against_ the
Smith who was against the League and Jones who was against Article X, and Brown who was against Mr. Wilson and all his works, each for his own reason, all in the name of more or less the same symbolic phrase, register a vote _against_ the Democrats by voting for the
"for" and "against"už" ir "prieš"
he leaned against the wall jis atsirėmė į sieną
the ship ran against a rock laivas užplaukė ant uolos