Bedeutung von “against” im Essential American English Dictionary


preposition us /əˈɡenst/

A2 competing with someone or something:

Liverpool are playing against AC Milan.
The Cowboys are playing against the Steelers on Sunday.

A2 touching something:

Push the bed against the wall.
be against something

disagreeing with a plan or activity:

Andrew wants to buy a motorcycle, but I’m against it.
against the law/the rules

not allowed by a law or rule:

It’s against the law to sell alcohol to teenagers.

(Definition von “against” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)