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English definition of “run against sb/sth”

run against sb/sth

phrasal verb with run     /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
to oppose or have an effect that is not helpful towards someone or something: Luck is really running against you tonight! Public opinion is currently running against the banking industry.Opposing and against
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