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against the stream

In opposition or contrary to what is generally understood, assumed, practiced, or accepted. My idea of adopting more eco-friendly habits was against the stream, but I think it will be worth it for the company in the long run.
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Matera goes against the stream in arguing that 2 Corinthians, "the most personal and revealing of Paul's letters" (p.
We were super favourites for the title and then we were rowing a bit against the stream because everybody wanted just Manchester United to win it.
It often meant they ran against the stream at some risk to themselves.
With this book, however, he decisively crosses against the stream of 20th-century Luther scholarship, often explicitly rejecting later for earlier interpretation.
We want to unify our voices against the stream of misinformation coming out from a small group of neighbors adjacent to the property being considered as a middle school,'' said Mary Sue Maurer, co-founder of the 100-member Middle School Now, composed mostly of parents with students at Chaparral Elementary School.
She went into broadcasting because she could not find work as an actress: `the world of theatre at that time, unless you could find somebody to go against the stream, did not employ a black woman'.
Once again, Dan moves against the stream under the banner of the book's title.
And yet at all times in Petersburg, in its historical center - where palaces and private residences of the past for more than eighty years have been resisting any impressive creations of modern architecture in their vicinity - always there were choreographic innovators who knew how to go against the stream.
PNN The Patriarchate Fo'ad al-Towal said in respond to the Pop's message for peace This message as if it is sent to us here in the holy land and the Middle East, that educating the youth about peace and justice is like struggling against the stream and it is not easy.
We are swimming against the stream enough to be able to afford to do that.