Example sentences for: against

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

  • For example, it is sometimes argued that the traditional copyright arrangement in scientific publishing protects against uses of articles that authors would object to—while the CCAL permits such uses and renders authors helpless to prevent them.

  • An article by a baby boomer contends that modern teen-agers have nothing left to rebel against, save rebellion.

  • In self-defense against five or six months of ice, snow, and slush, 500,000 pedestrians frequent a complete alternative city of shops, cinemas, nightclubs, restaurants, and cafés.

  • It wouldn't be far-fetched to suppose that the White House was ultimately behind today's WP story claiming that Judiciary impeachment stalwart Bob Barr was a keynote speaker earlier this year at a meeting of the Council of Conservative Citizens, which views interracial marriage as genocide against white people and says Abraham Lincoln's core constituency was socialists and communists.

  • A Gallup Poll, for Maariv , gave Barak 48 percent against 40 percent for Netanyahu.

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