come up against

phrasal verb
came up against; come up against; coming up against; comes up against

Definition of come up against

: to be stopped or slowed by (something) The proposal has come up against some opposition.

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“Come up against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20up%20against. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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