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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.
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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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