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Example Sentences for "against"

Tom seems to have his own private agenda that works against the needs of the others in his office.

If two teams are tied at the end of the qualifying round, the aggregated scores of goals against will be used to determine which team will continue on to the final.

The U.


government has asked its allies for support in its war against terrorism.

His answer to the question was completely unambiguous.

He is clearly against the idea.

Ernest Hemingway once said that the best ammunition against lies is the truth.

Antibiotics are effective against bacteria only, and have no effect on viruses.

Antibiotics which were once considered miracle cures are now useless against so-called super bugs.

In May of 1992, tens of thousands of people protested against the appointment of Suchinda Kraprayoon, an unelected general, as Prime Minister of Thailand.

As the little girl petted the cat, it arched its back up against her hand and began to purr.

She arched her back luxuriously and pressed herself against his naked chest.

Winston Churchill once said that the best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

The charges against him arose as a result of his dealings with a company which is suspected of smuggling goods from Asia.

Many Americans believe they have to arm themselves to protect against violent criminals in their communities.

British police have uncovered an assassination plot against the Prime Minister.

Iraqi insurgents have launched a major assault against American forces in four different cities.

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