come up against

come up against
phr verb
Come up against is used with these nouns as the object: ↑opposition

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  • come up against — To encounter (an obstacle, difficulty) • • • Main Entry: ↑come * * * ˌcome ˈup against [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they come up against he/she/it …   Useful english dictionary

  • come up against — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms come up against : present tense I/you/we/they come up against he/she/it comes up against present participle coming up against past tense came up against past participle come up against come up against… …   English dictionary

  • come\ up\ against — • (to) be up against • (to) run up against • (to) come up against See: up against •• to be, or arrive, at a position where positive progress or forward movement is, or may be, blocked …   Словарь американских идиом

  • come up against — • run up against • come up against • be up against (smth) encounter They ran up against many problems when they were building the freeway. to be, or arrive, at a position where positive progress or forward movement is, or may be, blocked …   Idioms and examples

  • come up against — PHRASAL VERB If you come up against a problem or difficulty, you are faced with it and have to deal with it. [V P P n] We came up against a great deal of resistance in dealing with the case …   English dictionary

  • come up against somebody — ˌcome ˈup against sb/sth derived no passive to be faced with or opposed by sb/sth • We expect to come up against a lot of opposition to the plan. Main entry: ↑comederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • come up against something — ˌcome ˈup against sb/sth derived no passive to be faced with or opposed by sb/sth • We expect to come up against a lot of opposition to the plan. Main entry: ↑comederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • come up against a brick wall — be/come up against a brick wall to not be able to continue an activity or do something you want to do. I ve tried everywhere I can think of for funding but I ve come up against a brick wall. My brother wants to leave home but he can t find a job …   New idioms dictionary

  • come up against a brick wall — run into/come up against/hit/etc a (brick) wall phrase to reach a point in a process where there are problems that seem impossible to solve We seem to have come up against a brick wall with this project. Thesaurus: to be in, or to get into a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come up against a wall — run into/come up against/hit/etc a (brick) wall phrase to reach a point in a process where there are problems that seem impossible to solve We seem to have come up against a brick wall with this project. Thesaurus: to be in, or to get into a… …   Useful english dictionary

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