2018년 5월 20일 일요일

Dic:// come up against


─. If you come up against a problem or difficulty, you are faced with it and have to deal with it.

─. to have to deal with problems or difficulties.

─. come up against (something): to be stopped or slowed by (something)

  • We came up against a great deal of resistance in dealing with the case.
  • We may find we come up against quite a lot of opposition from local people.
  • You've got no idea of what you're going to come up against.
  • The proposal has come up against some opposition. [= there is some opposition to the proposal]
  • In the first week, we came up against a pretty tricky problem.

.... Cobuild, LDOCE, Merriam-Webster Learner, Macmillan,

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