against the current


against the current
or[against the stream] See: SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • 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 — in opposition to the flow (of water, electricity, air, etc.); in opposition to what is acceptable behavior, non conformist, individualistic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • Boats Against the Current (album) — Infobox Album Name = Boats Against the Current Type = Album Longtype = Artist = Eric Carmen Released = 1977 Recorded = Genre = Soft rock Length = 37:57 Label = Arista Producer = Eric Carmen Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|2|5… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • swim against the current — • swim against the tide • swim against the current do the opposite of what most people want to do He is always swimming against the tide and never wants to do what his friends are doing …   Idioms and examples

  • swam against the current — went against the flow, went against accepted rules, behaved as a nonconformist …   English contemporary dictionary