Meaning of “run against sb/sth” in the English Dictionary

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"run against sb/sth" in British English

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run against sb/sth

phrasal verb with run uk /rʌn/ 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 currently running against the banking industry.

(Definition of “run against sb/sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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