Translation: from spanish

as against

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  • against the grain — {adv. phr.} 1. Across rather than with the direction of the fibers (as of wood or meat). * /He sandpapered the wood against the grain./ 2. So as to annoy or trouble, or to cause anger or dislike. Usually follows go . * /His coarse and rude ways… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • against the grain — {adv. phr.} 1. Across rather than with the direction of the fibers (as of wood or meat). * /He sandpapered the wood against the grain./ 2. So as to annoy or trouble, or to cause anger or dislike. Usually follows go . * /His coarse and rude ways… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Against the Grain — may refer to:In broadcast media: * Against the Grain (TV series), 1993 NBC drama series with Ben Affleck * Against the Grain (radio program), an interview program on Pacifica Radio station KPFA, Berkeley, hosted by C.S. SoongIn music:* Against… …   Wikipedia

  • Against — A*gainst (?; 277), prep. [OE. agens, ageynes, AS. ongegn. The s is adverbial, orig. a genitive ending. See {Again}.] 1. Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; in this sense often preceded by over. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Against the sun — Against A*gainst (?; 277), prep. [OE. agens, ageynes, AS. ongegn. The s is adverbial, orig. a genitive ending. See {Again}.] 1. Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; in this sense often preceded by over. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Against — may refer to: Against (album), a 1998 album by Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura Against (song), the title track song from the Sepultura album Against (American band), an American thrash band Against (Australian band), an Australian hardcore… …   Wikipedia

  • against the clock — See: AGAINST TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • against the clock — See: AGAINST TIME …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Against All Enemies — Against All Enemies: Inside America s War on Terror (ISBN 0 743 26823 7) is a 2004 book by former U.S. chief counter terrorism advisor Richard A. Clarke, criticizing past and present presidential administrations for the way they handled the War… …   Wikipedia

  • Against Me! — Infobox musical artist Name = Against Me! Img capt = Against Me! playing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in 2007. Landscape = Yes Background = group or band Origin = Gainesville, Florida, United States Genre = Folk punk Punk rock… …   Wikipedia

  • against — I. preposition Etymology: Middle English, alteration of againes, from again Date: 13th century 1. a. in opposition or hostility to < spoke against his enemies > b. contrary to < against the law > c. in competition with …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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