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clash of the ash

In the sport of hurling, the sound of opponents' hurleys (long paddle-like sticks, made from ash wood) striking each other, or (by extension) the contest between two hurling teams in general. Primarily heard in Ireland. It was an intense match, and the fierce clash of the ash could be heard ringing through the pitch. Fans are gearing up for spectacular clash of the ash this Saturday afternoon.
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clash against (someone or something)

To fight against someone or something. The two sides have been clashing against each other in the streets for weeks—when will the fighting stop?
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clash with (someone or something)

1. To fight or disagree with someone or something. My house is always full of yelling because my kids clash with each other on everything.
2. To contradict or be in disagreement with something. The governor's new tax plan clashes with his campaign promises. Our idea got rejected because it clashed with the boss's vision for our department.
3. To look visually displeasing when paired or juxtaposed with something, usually as of colors. That eyeshadow totally clashes with her skin tone, unfortunately. We're all wearing pink, so you're definitely going to clash with us if you wear orange.
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clash against something

to wage a battle or attack against someone or something. The troops clashed against the enemy. We clashed against the opposite side for over three days.
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clash (with someone) (over someone or something)

to fight or argue with someone about someone or something. The customer clashed with the pharmacist over the price of the medicine. I clashed over my pay increase with the school principal.

clash with something

[for the color of something] to conflict with or mismatch another color. This red carpet clashes with the purple of the drapes. This red does not clash with purple. It looks gorgeous.
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