against

suomi-englanti sanakirja

against englanniksi

  1. In a contrary direction to.

  2. (ux)

  3. In physical opposition to; in collision with.

  4. (quote-book)|title=“Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days|chapter=3/19/2

  5. In physical contact with, so as to abut or be supported by.

  6. Close to, alongside.

  7. ''A row of trees stood against a fence.''

  8. (quote-book)

  9. In front of; before (a background).

  10. In contrast or comparison with.

  11. In competition with, versus.

  12. (RQ:EHough PrqsPrc)

  13. it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
  14. {{quote-journal|en|date=September 24, 2011|author=Aled Williams|work=BBC Sport

  15. Contrary to; in conflict with.

  16. ''Doing this is against my principles.''

    ''It is against the law to smoke on these premises.''

    ''There was no car in sight so we crossed against the red light.''

  17. In opposition to.

  18. (ant)

    ''Ten voted for, and three voted against.''

  19. {{quote-journal|en|year=2013|month=May-June|author=David Van Tassel, Lee DeHaan

  20. (n-g)

  21. ''That horse is fifty-to-one against, so it has virtually no chance of winning.''

  22. In exchange for.

  23. As counterbalance to. (rfex)

  24. As a charge on.

  25. ''Tax is levied against income from sales.''

  26. As protection from.

  27. (RQ:Burton Melancholy)

  28. {{quote-journal|en|date=March 1, 1988|author=Caroni, Pico|coauthors=Schwab, Martin E.|title=Antibody against myelin associated inhibitor of neurite growth neutralizes nonpermissive substrate properties of CNS white matter|journal=Neuron|url=http://www.cell.com/neuron/abstract/0896-6273%2888%2990212-7|doi=10.1016/0896-6273(88)90212-7|page=85

  29. In anticipation of; in preparation for (a particular time, event etc.).

  30. ''The stores are kept well stocked against a time of need.''

  31. (RQ:Florio Montaigne Essayes) the time he was to make a solemne feast.

  32. 2003, Rodger J. Bille, ''A Few of the Chosen: Survivors of Terrorism'', Trafford Publishing (ISBN), page 8

  33. Rod, who always distrusted such methods, was forced to accept the new way but had begun to stash away large amounts of cash against the day that the system might be sabotaged or failed entirely.
  34. To be paid now in contrast to the following amount to be paid later under specified circumstances, usually that a movie is made or has started filming.

  35. ''The studio weren't sure the movie would ever get made, so they only paid $50,000 against $200,000. That way they wouldn't be out very much if filming never began.''

  36. Exposed to. (rfex)

  37. By the time that (something happened); before.

  38. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  39. 1749, Henry Fielding, ''Tom Jones'', Folio Society 1973, p. 6:

  40. He now gave Mrs Deborah positive orders to take the child to her own bed, and to call up a maid-servant to provide it pap, and other things, against it waked.