Example sentences for: against

How can you use “against” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To those who choose to be supercritical of the Commission regarding our recommendations in these areas, I hope you will consider that ratemaking generally involves a zero sum situation where one works against a revenue target.

  • Forbes was mainly a target for Bauer, who is running against him in a separate, unofficial campaign for headman of the religious right.

  • The membrane was blocked with 5% nonfat milk in 50 M Tris-HCl/150 M NaCl, pH 7.5, and sequentially treated with affinity-purified rabbit antisera raised against recombinant mactinin, followed by second antibody conjugated with alkaline phosphatase (ICN, Costa Mesa, CA).

  • And when asked about homosexuality, they always subsume it in a general rule against extramarital sex.

  • Palestinian advocates have exploited the Kosovo war by likening Serbian viciousness against Kosovars to Israeli cruelty toward Palestinians.


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