Against facts for kids
Against can mean:
- in an opposite direction - walking against the wind
- in front, touching, or resting - The man was standing against the tree.
- in opposition - against all odds
- in competition - The boy played chess against his father.
- touching with strong force - Ocean waves crash against the swimmer.
- as a protection from - She used an umbrella against the strong rain."
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