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beat a retreatTo leave hastily in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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fight tooth and nailTo use every means possible to overcome a difficult opposition.Rate it:

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Stick to Your GunsTo be firm and determined in your statement in front of opposition, to take stand for your right regardless of troublesRate it:

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Yankee go homeUnited States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land.Rate it:

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damn rightExpresses enthusiastic support or opposition, agreement or disagreement, certainty or emphasis.Rate it:

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element of surpriseThe strategic advantage one has over one's opposition due to the supposed ignorance of the other party.Rate it:

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pit againstTo set someone in opposition to someone else.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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bench jockeyA baseball term for a player, coach or manager who is annoying and distracts opposition players and umpires from his team's dugout bench with verbal repartee.Rate it:

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no plan survives contact with the enemyIt is a reality of conflict that, after a plan against an enemy is begun, there will always be unexpected elements resulting from opposition that require improvisation and deviation from the original plan.Rate it:

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against all oddsDespite seemingly insurmountable opposition or probability.Rate it:

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alive and kickingHealthy; vital; in good health, particularly in opposition to unfavorable circumstances.Rate it:

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attack is the best form of defenceIn a battle, attacking the opposition first is better than waiting for them to attack.Rate it:

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box outTo position oneself between an opposition player and the basket in anticipation of getting a rebound.Rate it:

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break throughTo penetrate the defence of the opposition.Rate it:

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courage of one's convictionsSteadfast adherence to one's beliefs or principles, especially in the face of criticism or other opposition.Rate it:

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darsi da fareStart working, usually in opposition to idleness.Rate it:

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dig in one's heelsTo act in a determined manner by firmly maintaining one's beliefs, demands, situation, etc. in the face of opposition.Rate it:

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envers et contre tousdespite all oppositionRate it:

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get busyStart working, usually in opposition to idleness.Rate it:

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han hanExclamation utilisée pour signifier une négation, un refus, une opposition. Note : Souvent écrit avec deux points d’exclamation : Han ! Han !Rate it:

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mater semper certa estLa mère est toujours certaine, par opposition au père, pour l’établissement d’une filiation.Rate it:

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mean businessTo be serious, especially where achieving a specific end against opposition is concerned.Rate it:

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Nixon goes to Chinathe ability of a politician with an unassailable reputation among his or her supporters for representing and defending their values to take actions that would draw their criticism and even opposition if taken by someone without those credentials.Rate it:

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Nixon in Chinathe ability of a politician with an unassailable reputation among his or her supporters for representing and defending their values to take actions that would draw their criticism and even opposition if taken by someone without those credentials.Rate it:

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Nixon to Chinathe ability of a politician with an unassailable reputation among his or her supporters for representing and defending their values to take actions that would draw their criticism and even opposition if taken by someone without those credentials.Rate it:

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park the busTo attempt to stop the opposition team from scoring a goal by playing extremely defensively and placing as many players as possible behind the ball.Rate it:

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peg backTo equalize against; to prevent the opposition from winning.Rate it:

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pitTo bring (something) into opposition with something else.Rate it:

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résistance au changementPhénomène psychologique consistant à désirer, et tenter d’obtenir par diverses formes de comportements d’opposition ou de préservation, le maintien du statu quo.Rate it:

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stick to one's gunsTo maintain one’s position or viewpoint when faced with opposition.Rate it:

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take up withTo be contented to receive; to receive without opposition; to put up with.Rate it:

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tap inA simple shot into the goal from close range, and without opposition.Rate it:

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toe-to-toeAgainst, in direct opposition.Rate it:

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toe-to-toeagainst, in opposition.Rate it:

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turn againstTo rotate against or in opposition to something.Rate it:

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