Run Against

Also: Run up against Meaning of Idiom ‘Run Against’ 1. Similar to run into (second definition). To encounter something, usually a difficulty. Often expressed as “run up against.” 2. To work against; to oppose. 3. To oppose as a candidate for elective office. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013. … Read more

Dead Set Against (something)

Meaning of Idiom ‘Dead Set Against Something’ To be dead set against something means completely or utterly opposed. Examples Of Use “My parents were dead set against my becoming an artist. So, that is exactly what I did.” “I am dead set against any type of voter suppression.” “The legislature has always been dead set against this … Read more

Against All Odds

Meaning Of Idiom ‘Against All Odds’ Against all odds means despite many difficulties, setbacks, opposition, or seemingly insurmountable obstacles.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage ‘Against all odds’ is usually used at the beginning or end of a sentence. 1 Examples of Use “Against all odds, Jane was able … Read more