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against

preposition
adverb
phrases
preposition
1 preposition in contact within aghaidh  c m ui gcoinne  c m uin éadan  c m uup against the wall suas le balla, suas in aghaidh an bhalla, suas i gcoinne an bhalla, suas in éadan an bhalla 2 preposition indicating impactar prep  c m ufaoi prep  c m uin aghaidh  c m uhe hit his head against the door bhuail sé a cheann faoin doras, bhuail sé a cheann in aghaidh an dorais
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3 preposition indicating oppositionin aghaidh  c m ui gcoinne  c m uin éadan  c m uthe war against slavery an cogadh in éadan na sclábhaíochtathey were protesting against the proposal bhí siad ag léirsiú in aghaidh an mholtathey warned us against carrying cash chuir siad fainic orainn gan airgead tirim a bheith ar iompar againn 4 preposition contrary toin aghaidh  c m ui gcoinne  c m uin éadan  c m uthat's against the law tá sé sin in aghaidh an dlíagainst your will in éadan do tholaagainst medical advice i gcoinne chomhairle lucht leighis, in éadan chomhairle na ndochtúirí 5 preposition in competition within aghaidh  c m ui gcoinne  c m uin éadan  c m uclubs play against each other imríonn clubanna in éadan a chéile 6 preposition directed towardsin aghaidh  c m ui gcoinne  c m uin éadan  c m uviolence against women foréigean i gcoinne na mbananger against the government fearg leis an rialtas 7 preposition with aim of preventing, overcomingin aghaidh  c m ui gcoinne  c m uin éadan  c m uthe fight against cancer an troid in aghaidh na hailse, an comhrac i gcoinne na hailseshe battled against the system throid sí an córas, throid sí in éadan an chórais 8 preposition offering protection fromin aghaidh  c m ui gcoinne  c m uin éadan  c m uar prep  c m ua vaccination against measles vacsaíniú in aghaidh na bruitíní, vacsaíniú ar an mbruitíneachhe had insurance against floods bhí árachas aige in aghaidh tuilteshe closed her coat against the wind dhún sí a cóta ar an ngaoth 9 preposition indicating opposition in aghaidh  c m ui gcoinne  c m uin éadan  c m uhe gave evidence against me thug sé fianaise i m'aghaidh, thug sé fianaise i mo choinneshe made an allegation against them rinne sí líomhain ina n-éadanwe're against this plan táimid in aghaidh an phlean seoher age went against her chuaigh a haois ina haghaidh 10 preposition in relation toin aghaidh  c m ule hais  c m ule taobh  c m ui gcomparáid le  c m uthe euro was firm against the dollar bhí an euro láidir in aghaidh an dollairthey won three matches as against our two bhuaigh siadsan trí chluiche i gcomórtas lenár bpéire, bhuaigh siadsan trí chluiche le taobh an dá chluiche a bhain muidnethey were working against time ní raibh aon am le spáráil acu 11 preposition in contrast tole hais  c m ule taobh  c m uin aghaidh  c m ui gcodarsnacht le  c m uthe green was lovely against the blue bhí an glas go hálainn le hais an ghoirm, bhí an glas go hálainn in imeartas leis an ngormhis black shirt against the white skin a léine dhubh leis an gcraiceann geal, a léine dhubh le taobh an chraicinn ghilhe must be judged against his principles caithfear a chuid prionsabal a chur san áireamh agus é á mheas 12 preposition running counter toin aghaidh  c m uin éadan  c m ui gcoinne  c m uagainst the current in éadan an tsruthathat's against my own interests ní chun mo leasa é sin, ní fearrde mé é sin, tagann sé sin salach ar mo leas féinthat would be against his instincts bheadh sé sin in aghaidh a nádúir 13 preposition in provision forle haghaidh  c m ufaoi chomhair  c m ui gcomhair  c m ufaoi choinne  c m uthey saved turf against the winter shábháil siad móin le haghaidh an gheimhridh, shábháil siad móin faoi chomhair an gheimhridh, shábháil siad móin i gcomhair an gheimhridh, shábháil siad móin faoi choinne an gheimhridh 14 preposition in exchange for ar prep  c m ui leith  c m uhe lent me money against my ring thug sé airgead ar iasacht dom ar m'fháinne, thug sé airgead ar iasacht dom i leith m'fháinne
adverb
15 adverb in vote etcin aghaidh  c m uin éadan  c m ui gcoinne  c m uthe majority was against bhí an tromlach ina choinne
phrases

to have something against sb/sth

rud éigin a bheith in aghaidh duine/ruda agatnimh a bheith san fheoil agat do dhuinecloch a bheith sa mhuinchille agat do dhuinecol a bheith agat le duineI thought you had something against me shíl mé go raibh rud éigin i m'aghaidh agat, shíl mé go raibh nimh san fheoil agat dom

to have nothing against sb/sth

gan a dhath a bheith in aghaidh duine/ruda agatgan aon chol a bheith agat le duine/rudgan dada a bheith in aghaidh duine/ruda agatwe have nothing against you personally níl aon chol againn leat go pearsanta, níl a dhath againn i d'éadan go pearsanta

to be against sb

bheith in éadan duinebheith i gcoinne duinebheith in aghaidh duinethe whole world is against me tá an saol mór i mo choinne

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