English to Catalan Meaning of against - contra

Against :

contra, amb, contràriament a, en oposició a, a canvi de, transversalment, per, pel bé de, per culpa de, pel que fa a, a compte de

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Definitions of against in English
Preposition(1) in opposition to.(2) in anticipation of and preparation for (a problem or difficulty).(3) in conceptual contrast to.(4) in or into physical contact with (something), typically so as to be supported by or collide with it.
Examples of against in English
(1) the odds were 5ÔÇô1 against Pittsburgh(2) But the pub is appealing against the decision and is allowed to continue trading in the meantime.(3) With the cirrus they created a faint lattice of white against light blue.(4) The door was slammed hard against the wall, sending it rocking on its hinges.(5) He has already won 21 races and few would bet against that number increasing in the season to come.(6) Not only will they be unable to use parasols for protection against the sun, they will not be allowed to take in food or drink.(7) She banged her head lightly against the wall and heard the ringing noise of metal.(8) If the player does not wish to bet against the second card, a third card can be called for at the same price.(9) he hit his head against the door(10) Those who ignore the zone can be reported to trading standards officers who might take legal action against them.(11) he was silhouetted against the light of the stair window(12) This has to be weighed against the cost of redeeming early and the fees that often accompany taking out a new deal.(13) they won three matches as against our two(14) We will not tolerate abuse of staff who are simply trying to do their job and we will take legal action against residents who do this.(15) It is one of the various small ways in which the public can fight back against the people who are undermining their quality of life.(16) against medical advice
Related Phrases of against
(1) against all odds ::
contra vent i marea
(2) rise against ::
aixecar-se contra
(3) against the law ::
contra la llei
(4) go against ::
anar en contra
(5) against the grain ::
a contrapèl
(6) fight against ::
lluitar contra
(7) turn against ::
tornar-se contra
(8) guard against ::
(9) compete against ::
competir contra
(10) come up against ::
1. opposed to ::
en contraposició a
2. in opposition to ::
en oposició a
3. disadvantageous to ::
desavantatjós per
4. touching ::
1. for ::
2. pro ::
Different Forms
Word Example from TV Shows
He will not take up arms
against the Lannisters,

He will not take up arms AGAINST the Lannisters,

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 7

This means the boat\Nwon't butt against the waves like a goat,

This means the boat
won't butt AGAINST the waves like a goat,

Vikings Season 1, Episode 1

It'd be you against all of them.

It'd be you AGAINST all of them.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 7

Admittedly, this brushes up against
my well-known aversions to heat...

Admittedly, this brushes up AGAINST my well-known aversions to heat...

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 6

you turned my friends against me,
I hope you're happy.

you turned my friends AGAINST me, I hope you're happy.

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 18

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