go/swim with/against the tide

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Definition of go/swim with/against the tide

: to think or behave in a way that agrees/disagrees with how most other people think or behave. Politically, she tends to go against the tide on her college campus.

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“Go/swim with/against the tide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%2Fswim%20with%2Fagainst%20the%20tide. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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