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run against sb/sth

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /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 ​currentlyrunning against the ​bankingindustry.
(Definition of run against sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “run against sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对…, 违反…, 不利于……
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對…, 違反…, 不利於……
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