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English definition of “come up against sth”

come up against sth

phrasal verb with come     /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
C1 to have to deal with a problem: If you come up against difficulties, let me know and I'll help out.Dealing with things or peopleActing and actsCoping and not copingTolerating and enduring
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