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runs against

phrase
present tense third-person singular of run against

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to come upon unexpectedly or by chance
  • It surprised her that she ran against some resistance when she presented her plan for the company.

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“Runs against.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/runs%20against. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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