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dash someone or something against someone or something

to throw or fling someone or something at or against someone or something. Sam dashed the bottle against the floor, shattering it. Alice dashed the box against Ed, throwing him off balance.
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Charlie Lister's ace - the champion puppy of 2005, during which he won 14 races - showed plenty of early dash against red-hot kennelmate Zigzag Dutchman four nights ago, and, with the latter diabolically drawn in trap five tonight, can gain his revenge in the second of the live-on-Channel 854 semis.
It's been a frantic dash against time to get everything sorted.
There is love across the barricades as our hero has an ill-starred Romeo/Juliet style romance with the daughter of the Ironopolis manager, war crimes as twice Teutonic trouble causing in Europe denied Boro the title, and a series of crushing blows before a traumatic fixture clash between the birth of the next in the line and Boro's date with destiny at Cardiff and a last gasp dash against time to see the pledge fulfilled.
Lua Lua won his 50 metre dash against Steve Watson and rolled the ball back for another demoralising tap-in.
After two years of meticulous planning, contractors took possession of Birmingham's Proof House Junction three weeks ago for a 19-day dash against the clock to complete a towns pounds 36 million remodelling, the biggest rail project in the Midlands for 40 years.
WALES v AUSTRALIA Cardiff Arms Park, 1996 As adept in the centre as on the wing, Alfie scored the longest interception try ever seen at the Arms Park from that position - a 90-metre dash against Australia in 1996.
That dash against Argentina in St Etienne at the 1998 World Cup seems like an age ago now but, just for an instant yesterday, Owen recalled it.
RUNNING ON EMPTY: A bank of empty seating at Parc y Scarlets is the backdrop for this Andy Fenby defence-splitting dash against Worcester last month
4 100- meter dash against Valencia on Thursday, tying a 27-year-old school record.
There is nothing else around for three-year-old sprinters so he will go for the Vodafone Dash against older horses at Epsom.
But the fact of the matter is that the X-Type not only cuts a dash against the rest of the sports saloons, it still retains that mystique despite the price tag.
The 27-foot commercial motor boat suffered engine failure at around 11am yesterday, causing it to dash against the rocks at Rhoscolyn Bay.
It all means that while the Waterford hurlers will be cutting a dash against Kilkenny on Sunday, Queally will be looking on from the stand - something he knows he'll have to get used to.
Then it's a dash against the clock to get there before the foreseen event becomes reality.
If you're competing in a 100-meter dash against someone and you cross the finish line 1/100th of a second ahead, then you win.