swim against the stream


swim against the stream
phrasal
: to move counter to or work against the prevailing or popular current (as in religion or politics)

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  • swim\ against\ the\ stream — • (swim) against the current • (swim) against the stream v. phr. To do the opposite of what most people want to do; go against the way things are happening; struggle upstream. The boy who tries to succeed today without an education is swimming… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • swim against the current — or[swim against the stream] {v. phr.} To do the opposite of what most people want to do; go against the way things are happening; struggle upstream. * /The boy who tries to succeed today without an education is swimming against the stream./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • swim against the current — or[swim against the stream] {v. phr.} To do the opposite of what most people want to do; go against the way things are happening; struggle upstream. * /The boy who tries to succeed today without an education is swimming against the stream./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • against\ the\ stream — • (swim) against the current • (swim) against the stream v. phr. To do the opposite of what most people want to do; go against the way things are happening; struggle upstream. The boy who tries to succeed today without an education is swimming… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • swim\ against\ the\ current — • (swim) against the current • (swim) against the stream v. phr. To do the opposite of what most people want to do; go against the way things are happening; struggle upstream. The boy who tries to succeed today without an education is swimming… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • against\ the\ current — • (swim) against the current • (swim) against the stream v. phr. To do the opposite of what most people want to do; go against the way things are happening; struggle upstream. The boy who tries to succeed today without an education is swimming… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • against the current — or[against the stream] See: SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • against the current — or[against the stream] See: SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stream — See: CHANGE HORSES IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREAM, SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT or SWIM AGAINST THE STREAM …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stream — See: CHANGE HORSES IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREAM, SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT or SWIM AGAINST THE STREAM …   Dictionary of American idioms