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Turkish translation of “against”

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against

preposition
 
 
/əˈɡenst/
NOT AGREE B2 disagreeing with a plan or activity
karşı olma
Andrew wants to change offices but I'm against it. There were 70 votes for the new proposal and 30 against.Opposing and against
COMPETE A2 competing with or opposing someone or something
karşı yarışma
Liverpool is playing against AC Milan. the fight against racismOpposing and against
TOUCH A2 touching something
dayanan, yaslanan
Push the bed against the wall.Next to and beside
PROTECT protecting you from something bad
bir şeye karşı koruyan, sakınan
Fresh fruit in the diet may protect against cancer.Defending and protectingBacking, supporting and defendingPreserving and saving
OPPOSITE DIRECTION B1 in the opposite direction to the way something is moving
karşı taraftan, karşısında
I was cycling against the wind.Through, across, opposite and against
against the law/the rules B2 forbidden by a law or by rules
yasalara/kurallara aykırı, yasaklanmış
It's against the law to leave young children alone in the house.Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
against sb's advice/wishes, etc If you do something against someone's advice, wishes, etc, you do it although they have said you should not or must not.
birinin tavsiye/istek/arzularına karşın, bunların aksine
He flew there against his doctor's advice.Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
have sth against sb/sth to have a reason not to like someone or something
bir şeye, kişiye karşı olma ya da sevmemek için bir sebebi olmak
I've got nothing against him personally, I just don't think he's the right man for the job.Opposing and against
Translations of “against”
in Korean -에 맞서, - 가까이…
in Arabic ضِدّ, يُلامِس…
in French contre, sur…
in Italian contro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對, 與…相反…
in Russian против, у, к…
in Polish przeciwny, przeciw, z…
in Spanish contra, sobre, respecto a…
in Portuguese contra…
in German gegen, an…
in Catalan contra…
in Japanese ~と対戦して, ~に対抗して, ~にたてかけて…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对, 与…相反…
(Definition of against from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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