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Translation of "against" - English-Spanish dictionary

against

preposition   /əˈɡenst/
A2 competing with someone or something contra Liverpool are playing against AC Milan. The Cowboys are playing against the Steelers on Sunday.
A2 touching something contra Push the bed against the wall.
be against something
disagreeing with a plan or activity estar en contra de algo Andrew wants to buy a motorcycle, but I’m against it.
against the law/the rules
not allowed by a law or rule ilegal/no permitido It’s against the law to sell alcohol to teenagers.
(Definition of against from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

against

preposition /əˈɡenst/
in opposition to contra They fought against the enemy Driving while drunk is against the law (= illegal).
in contrast to sobre, respecto a The trees were black against the evening sky.
touching or in contact with contra He stood with his back against the wall The rain was beating against the window.
in order to protect against contra You’ll need a vaccination against tuberculosis.
(Definition of against from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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