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English definition of “go against the grain”

go against the grain

C2 If something goes against the grain, you would not usually do it because it would be unusual or morally wrong: These days it goes against the grain to show respect for authority.Unsuitable and unacceptable
(Definition of go against the grain from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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