run up against sth - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “run up against sth” en inglés

See all translations

run up against sth

phrasal verb with run uk   us   /rʌn/ verb (present participle running, past tense ran, past participle run)
C2 to experience an unexpected difficulty: The plans for the new bridge ran up against strong local opposition.
(Definition of run up against sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de run up against sth
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “run up against sth” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Palabra del día

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Aprende más 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Aprende más