clash against

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 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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Their susceptibilities will clash against objects that remain innocently quiet.
Summary: Marseille [France], Feb 23 (ANI): Second-seed Stan Wawrinka's comeback from a six-month injury lay-off suffered a major blow as he hobbled out of the Open 13 after retiring hurt during his second round clash against Ilya Ivashka of Belarus here on Friday.
Barcelona will play three games ahead of their clash against Atletico.
At least four members of the 18th Infantry Battalion were killed and four others were wounded during a four-hour clash against Abu Sayyaf bandits in Basilan on Wednesday.
Supporters questioned the lack of action taken against Elias Kachunga and Steve Mounie for incidents against Toon players in the clash against Huddersfield the week before.
A Carabao Cup third-round clash against Middlesbrough is next at B6 before the claret and blues entertain Nottingham Forest.
And that gives them an excellent chance to build up some early-season momentum before a third home clash against Challenge Cup winners Hull on Friday, March 3.
Celts then take on Austrian big guns Sturm Graz over the border on Sunday with a clash against 2014 Champions League conquerors Maribor pencilled in for next Wednesday.
Markovic has been disci plined after being dismissed just 15 minutes after coming on as substitute in the Reds' deciding Champions League group clash against Basel at Anfield in December.
Murray, who lost out to Novak Djokovic in the final of the Australian Open earlier this month, came through 6-3 7-5 to book his clash against the book his clash against the eighth seed.
The 29-year-old was forced off nine minutes into the Oranje's last-16 clash against Mexico on Sunday with a groin complaint.
The only match that got underway in Division One was St Ishmaels' home clash against last season's runners-up Cresselly.
The British number two, who has qualified twice before at Roland Garros, now faces a clash against 18-year-old Estonian Anett Kontaveit for a place in the main draw.
football benfica v rio ave 8pm BENFICA sit a comfortable four points clear of their nearest Portuguese league rivals Sporting Lisbon and can pull a dominant seven points ahead should they win today's clash against midtable Rio Ave, writes Michael Brear.
WALES second row Bradley Davies has been ruled out of next Saturday's clash against Australia due to a shoulder injury and emerged as a Six Nations doubt.