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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
be against preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (opposed to)essere contro, essere contrario a vi
 Many Americans are against the war.
 Molti americani sono contro la guerra.
against preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in contact with)contro, su prep
 Lean the ladder against the wall when you're not using it.
 Appoggia la scala contro il muro quando non la usi.
against preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in contrast to)rispetto a, in confronto a, in rapporto a prep
  sullo sfondo di prep
 The buildings looked small against the mountains behind them.
 Gli edifici sembravano piccoli rispetto alle montagne dietro di loro.
against preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (sport: opposing)contro prep
 My team is playing against the national champions.
 La mia squadra gioca contro i campioni nazionali.
against preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (to the detriment of)contro prep
 Mark's errors counted against him in the final scoring.
 Gli errori di Mark hanno giocato contro di lui nel punteggio finale.
against preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in defence of)contro prep
 The army exists to protect against invasion.
 L'esercito esiste per proteggere lo stato contro le invasioni.
against preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in compensation for)per prep
 I have been awarded six thousand pounds against the loss I suffered.
 Sono stato risarcito di seimila sterline per la perdita che ho sofferto.
  Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
advance against avanzare contro
advise against [sth] vi + prep (warn [sth] is unwise)sconsigliare vtr
 I'd advise against that course of action.
 Sconsiglierei di agire in questo modo.
advise against doing [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (warn not to do [sth])sconsigliare di fare [qlcs], consigliare di non fare [qlcs] vi
 I'd advise against travelling alone in the desert.
 Ti sconsiglierei di viaggiare da solo nel deserto.
advise [sb] against [sth] vtr + prep (warn [sb] [sth] is unwise)sconsigliare vtr
 I'd advise you against that approach, which can be costly.
 Ti sconsiglierei quell'atteggiamento, che può costarti caro.
advise [sb] against doing [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (warn [sb] not to do [sth])sconsigliare di fare [qlcs], consigliare di non fare [qlcs] vi
 I'd advise you against sailing today; the weather is turning nasty.
 Ti sconsiglierei di andare per mare oggi, il tempo sta peggiorando.
against all odds advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (highly improbably)contro ogni previsione
 Julie fell out of the moving train. She survived against all odds.
 Julie è caduta dal treno in corsa. È sopravvissuta contro ogni previsione.
against all risks clause nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (all-inclusive policy) (di polizza ad oggetto allargato)clausola di copertura assicurativa all-risk nf
against expectations advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (surprisingly)contro ogni aspettativa
  a sorpresa
against his will,
against her will
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(in opposition to wishes)contro la sua volontà
 Abby was taken to the cabin in the woods against her will.
 Abby è stata portata nella capanna nel bosco contro la sua volontà.
against regulations non a norma
against the clock advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (under pressure of time)contro il tempo
 It's seems as though I am always working against the clock! These deadlines are ridiculous.
against the flow advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (opposite the current) (corsi d'acqua)controcorrente avv
  controflusso avv
  (circolazione stradale)contromano avv
 She set her kayak against the flow and began to paddle upstream.
 Ha girato il kayak contro il flusso dell'acqua e ha iniziato a vogare controcorrente.
against the flow advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (against general movement)controflusso avv
 As the crowd of lemmings moved toward the cliff, a single animal went against the flow, heading back to the tundra.
 Mentre la massa di lemming si dirigeva verso il dirupo, un solo animale si è mosso controflusso tornando verso la tundra.
against the flow advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (contrary to conventional opinion)in controtendenza avv
  controcorrente avv
 All my friends are going to college next year, but I'm going against the flow and attending a technical school.
 L'anno prossimo miei amici vanno al college, ma io vado in controtendenza e mi iscriverò a una scuola professionale.
against the law adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (illegal)contrario alla legge
 Smoking marijuana is against the law.
against the law advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (illegally)illegalmente avv
 He was driving against the law as he had just guzzled down seven pints of beer.
against the tide contro corrente
against the wind contro vento
against the wind controvento adj
against time adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (under pressure of time)contro il tempo
 Residents are in a race against time as flood waters begin to crest along the river.
 Gli abitanti sono in corsa contro il tempo mentre le acque del fiume iniziano ad alzarsi.
against time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (under pressure of time)contro il tempo
 They're racing against time to find a cure for her illness.
 Stanno facendo una corsa contro il tempo per trovare una cura contro la sua malattia.
against your will contro la tua volontà
balance [sth],
balance [sth] with [sth],
balance [sth] against [sth]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(offset)compensare vtr
 Mindy balanced her long hours at work with a visit to the spa.
 Mindy compensava le sue lunghe ore di lavoro con una visita al centro benessere.
battle against [sth] vi + prep figurative (strenuously oppose)lottare contro, combattere contro vi
  dare battaglia a vtr
 He battled in vain against the factory closures.
 Ha lottato invano contro la chiusura della fabbrica.
battle against [sb] vi + prep figurative (strenuously oppose)lottare contro, combattere contro vi
  dare battaglia a vtr
  (non comune)battagliare contro vi
 Ed Miliband battled against his brother David for leadership of the Labour party.
 Ed Miliband ha combattuto contro suo fratello David per ottenere la guida del partito laburista.
battle against [sth]  (battaglia)lotta contro [qc] nf
be insured against all liability v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (have protection against 3rd-party claims)essere assicurato contro ogni responsabilità v
bear a grudge against [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be resentful)portare rancore verso [qlcn] vtr
  (figurato, informale)tenere il muso a [qlcn], tenere il broncio a [qlcn] vtr
 Fred bore a grudge against his brothers.
bear a grudge against [sb] for [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be resentful)portare rancore verso [qlcn] per [qlcs] vtr
  (figurato, informale)tenere il muso a [qlcn] per [qlcs], tenere il broncio a [qlcn] per [qlcs] vtr
 Julie bears a grudge against her neighbour for cutting down a hedge that was actually on Julie's property.
bear against portare contro
bear false witness against [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (Bible: lie about [sb](comandamenti cristiani)dire falsa testimonianza contro [qlcn] vtr
 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
 Non dire falsa testimonianza contro il tuo prossimo.
bear witness against [sb] vtr + n (testify)testimoniare contro [qlcn] vi
 A wife cannot be forced to bear witness against her husband.
 Una moglie non può essere costretta a testimoniare contro il marito.
benchmark [sth] against [sth] vtr + prep (measure against a standard)confrontare con uno standard, confrontare con un riferimento vtr
 The state's department of education benchmarks their salary scale against those of other government agencies.
 Il ministero dell'istruzione dello stato confronta gli stipendi dei suoi dipendenti con lo standard delle altre amministrazioni pubbliche.
bet against [sth] vi + prep (wager against [sth])scommettere contro [qlcn], scommettere contro [qlcs] vi
 Oscar lost his money because he bet against the winning horse.
 Oscar ha perso perché ha scommesso contro il cavallo vincente.
bet against [sth] vi + prep figurative (assume [sth] will fail)scommettere contro [qlcn], scommettere contro [qlcs] vi
 I wouldn't bet against his getting the promotion.
 Non scommetterei contro il fatto che otterrà la promozione.
bias against [sth/sb] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (prejudice: against)pregiudizio, preconcetto nm
 The manager was fired because of his bias against women.
 Il direttore è stato licenziato per i suoi preconcetti contro le donne.
bias [sb] against [sb/sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (prejudice [sb] against)pregiudizio verso [qlcn/qlcs] nm
 The media may have biased people against voting for Taylor.
 I media potrebbero aver alimentato il pregiudizio delle persone verso Taylor.
bid against [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (make a competing offer against) (aste, gare)fare un'offerta più alta di [qlcn] vtr
bring [sth],
bring [sth] against [sb]
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
(legal: put forward) (legale: fare causa)fare vtr
 She brought a lawsuit against her employer.
 Lei ha fatto causa al suo datore di lavoro.
bring charges against [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (accuse [sb] officially)accusare [qlcn] vtr
  mettere [qlcn] in stato di accusa vtr
brush against [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (touch lightly in passing)sfiorare vtr
brush up against [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (touch)strusciarsi v rif
  toccare vtr
  (leggermente)sfiorare vtr
 I brushed up against him just as he was leaving.
 L'ho sfiorato passando mentre lui stava uscendo.
buck against [sth] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (reject, oppose)opporsi a v rif
  respingere, rifiutare vtr
 Congress bucked against the president's proposal.
 Il congresso si è opposto alla proposta del presidente.
bump against [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (collide with [sth/sb])scontrarsi con v rif
butt against urtare contro
butt up against [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be adjacent to)essere adiacente a vi
  (adiacente)essere a filo con vi
 The decorative moulding butts up against the door.
 La cornice decorativa è a filo con la porta.
campaign against [sth] vi + prep (protest against [sth](protesta)fare una campagna contro vtr
 The Abolitionists were campaigning against the slave trade.
 Gli abolizionisti stavano facendo una campagna contro la tratta degli schiavi.
campaign against (political)campagna contro nf
caution against [sth] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (warn against [sth])mettere in guardia da [qlcs] vi
 The doctor cautioned against eating too many sweets.
 Il dottore ha messo in guardia dal mangiare troppi dolci.
caution [sb] against [sth],
caution [sb] against doing [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(warn not to do [sth])mettere [qlcn] in guardia da vtr
  mettere [qlcn] in guardia su vtr
check [sth] against [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (compare, contrast two things)confrontare vtr
  raffrontare vtr
 Shannon checked her calendar against her boss's to see if there were any conflicts.
come up against [sb/sth] vi phrasal + prep (encounter: opposition, obstacle) (figurato)scontrarsi con [qlcn], scontrarsi con [qlcs] vi
 The work is behind schedule because we came up against some unexpected problems.
 Il lavoro è in ritardo perché ci siamo scontrati con dei problemi inaspettati.
come up against [sb] vi phrasal + prep (compete with [sb])essere in competizione con [qlcn] vi
  competere con [qlcn] vi
 Davies will come up against last year's champion in the semi-final of the competition.
 Davies competerà con il campione dello scorso anno nelle semifinali della gara.
compete against [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (rival)competere con, gareggiare con vi
 Edwards will be competing against some of the best athletes in the world.
 Edwards competerà con alcuni dei migliori atleti del mondo.
compete against/with [sb] for [sth] competere con [qc] per [qc] vi
conspire against [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (plot to harm, impede)cospirare contro vtr
contend against [sb] vi + prep formal (oppose, esp. legally) (per vie legali)combattere con [qlcn] vi
count against [sb] vi + prep (be detrimental)pesare negativamente vi
  penalizzare vtr
 His criminal record will count against him when he starts applying for jobs.
 La sua fedina penale peserà negativamente quando inizierà a cercare lavoro.
crime against humanity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. often plural (atrocity)crimine contro l'umanità nm
 Genocide is a crime against humanity.
 Il genocidio è un crimine contro l'umanità.
crime against property nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. usually plural (law: damage of item)reato contro la proprietà nm
crime against the person,
plural: crimes against the person
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
often plural (law: bodily harm offense)reato contro la persona nm
 Homicide is considered to be a crime against the person.
 L'omicidio è considerato un reato contro la persona.
Crimes Against Persons nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (law: violent offences)delitti contro la persona, reati contro la persona nmpl
crusade against [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] figurative (campaign against, oppose)fare una crociata contro, intraprendere una crociata contro vtr
 She's always crusading against injustice, wherever she finds it.
dash [sth] against [sth],
dash [sth] into [sth]
vtr + prep
(throw [sth] against)scagliare [qlcs] contro [qlcs], gettare [qlcs] contro [qlcs] vtr
 Janet dashed the plate against the wall.
 Janet scagliò il piatto contro il muro.
dash against [sth] vi + prep (strike)infrangersi su v rif
 Waves dashed against the shore.
 Le onde si infrangevano sulla costa.
dead against [sb/sth] adv + prep informal (totally opposed to)del tutto contrario a [qlcs], completamente contrario a [qlcs] agg
 I wanted to go to Art School, but my parents were dead against it.
 Volevo andare all'accademia di belle arti ma i miei genitori erano del tutto contrari.
dead set against [sth] adj + prep informal (resolutely opposed to)strenuamente contrario, fermamente contrario loc agg
 Jerry was dead set against the Prime Minister's proposal.
decide against (doing) [sth] vi + prep (choose not to)decidere di non fare [qlcs] vtr
 I decided against going on holiday this year, since I had just lost my job.
 Ho deciso di non andare in vacanza quest'anno visto che ho appena perso il lavoro.
declare war on [sb/sth],
declare war against
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(state intention to make war)dichiarare guerra a vtr
 On July 28th 1914 Austria-Hungary declared war against Serbia.
 Il 28 luglio 1914 l'impero austro-ungarico dichiarò guerra alla Serbia.
defend against vi + prep (protect)difendersi da v rif
 Medieval castles had moats, drawbridges and other structures to defend against attack.
defend [sb/sth] against [sb/sth] vtr + prep (protect)difendere da vtr
 Mark was unable to defend himself against his attackers.
demonstrate against [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (protest publicly about)protestare contro
  dimostrare contro
 Protesters are demonstrating against the government.
 I manifestanti protestano contro il governo.
discriminate against [sb] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." US (show racial prejudice)discriminare vi
fight against [sth] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (contend)lottare contro, combattere contro vi
 He fought against the new regulations.
 Ha lottato contro le nuove disposizioni.
fight against combattere contro
fight back against [sth/sb] vi phrasal + prep (try to combat)reagire a [qlcs] vi
  contrattaccare [qlcn] vtr
  sferrare un contrattacco a [qlcn] vtr
fight back against [sth/sb] vi phrasal + prep figurative (try to combat) (figurato)reagire a vi
  (figurato)contrattaccare, combattere contro vtr
  (figurato)sferrare un contrattacco a vtr
find against [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (law: judge to be wrong)emettere un verdetto contrario, pronunciare un parere contrario vtr
 The jury found against the defendants, who were ordered to pay millions of dollars in damages.
 La giuria emise un verdetto contrario agli imputati che furono condannati a pagare danni per milioni di dollari.
fulminate against [sth/sb] vi + prep (denounce, criticize strongly)denunciare, criticare vtr
  attaccare vtr
  scagliarsi contro v rif
go against [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (not comply with)andare contro vi
 If you go against his wishes, he will make things difficult for you.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Chi va contro le regole talvolta può avere dei buoni motivi.
go against [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (be in opposition to)andare contro vi
 To go against the mob takes courage.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Ci vuole coraggio ad andare contro chi è più forte di te.
  dare contro vi
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Non puoi sempre dare contro a tua sorella, solo per il gusto di farlo!
go against the grain v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be unconventional)andare contro al buon senso vi
 Va contro al buon senso sprecare così tanto cibo quando ci sono tante persone che hanno fame.
go against the grain v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be uncharacteristic)non essere da [qlcn] vi
 Your acting dishonestly certainly goes against the grain.
 Non è da te agire in modo disonesto.
guard against [sth] viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be cautious)stare in guardia contro [qlcs], fare attenzione a [qlcs] vi
 The travel agent had warned Beth to guard against pickpockets when she traveled abroad.
 L'agente di viaggio aveva detto a Beth di stare in guardia contro i borseggiatori durante i viaggi all'estero.
guard against [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (prevent)proteggere da [qlcs] vtr
 Wear a sunhat to guard against sunburn.
 Indossa un cappello da sole per proteggerti dalle scottature.
have a bias against [sb/sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be prejudiced against)avere un pregiudizio contro [qlcn/qlcs] vtr
  essere prevenuti contro [qlcn/qlcs] vi
 They have a bias against assertive women.
 Hanno un pregiudizio contro le donne troppo sicure di sé.
hold a grudge against [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (resent: [sb])portare rancore verso [qlcn] vtr
 Peter holds a grudge against his co-worker, who received the promotion that Peter was hoping for.
hold [sth] against [sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (resent [sb] for [sth])rinfacciare vtr
 They still hold my past mistakes against me.
 Mi rinfacciano ancora gli errori del passato.
hold it against [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (bear a grudge)portare rancore vtr
  (informale)avercela con [qlcn] vtr
 She insulted him years ago, and he still holds it against her.
 Lei l'aveva insultato anni fa, e lui ancora le porta rancore.
 Anni fa lei ha insultato lui, e ora lui ce l'ha ancora con lei.
hold out against [sth/sb] vi phrasal + prep (continue to resist)resistere a vi
  non cedere a vi
 The remote mountain village held out against the foreign armies. I'm holding out against joining Facebook.
 Il remoto villaggio di montagna resistette contro l'esercito straniero.
 Non sto cedendo all'iscrizione a Facebook.
hold [sth] against [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (hold a grudge) (informale: essere arrabbiato)avercela con [qlcn] vtr
  (informale: essere arrabbiato)prendersela con [qlcn] vtr
 I won't hold it against you if you don't want to join me.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Ce l'aveva con me perché non ero andata alla sua festa.
 Non me la prendo con te se non vuoi venire con me.
hope against hope v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (stay optimistic)continuare a sperare vi
 We are hoping against hope that one day he'll come home to us.
house divided against itself casa divisa da lotte intestine
immunize [sb] against [sth],
also UK: immunise [sb] against [sth]
vtr + prep
(vaccinate [sb] against [sth])vaccinare contro [qlcs] vtr
  (non comune)immunizzare contro [qlcs] vtr
 Children in the U.S. are all immunized against polio.
 I bambini negli Stati Uniti sono tutti vaccinati contro la poliomielite.
indemnify [sth] against [sth] vtr + prep (insure: against [sth])assicurare [qlcn] contro [qlcs] vtr
indemnity against liability nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: protected, immune)esonero da responsabilità nm
  garanzia di responsabilità civile nf
information against informazioni contro
information against contro informazione
insure against [sth] vi + prep (protect financially in case of [sth])assicurarsi contro v rif
  proteggersi da v rif
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