to struggle against one's fate. [from 14th c.]

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  • Biblical phrase; see citation below.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'kick against the pricks':

kick against the pricksTo kick back (of an animal etc.) against being goaded
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удар против уколов

ప్రిక్స్ వ్యతిరేకంగా కిక్

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