clash against (someone or something)

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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 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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Trebanos conquered Championship rivals Maesteg Harlequins 34-5 to book themselves a potential clash against one of the Premiership big guns.
They should see off Yemen and Vietnam in Group D and their clash against one of the big favorites Iran will be a good gauge of how far they can go.
For a clash against one of the tournament favourites, the loss of Patchell is a significant blow for Wayne Pivac's men, although the West Walians are able to welcome back Wales and Lions centre Jonathan Davies.
With just seven games remaining, including a home clash against one of their major rivals, Wolves, Boro were on the crest of a wave and had every reason to fancy their chances.
Of course Shorts have no designs on the Irish Cup, even if the prospect of a big fifth round clash against one of the Irish League big guns is a tantalising one.
EVERTON have been handed some positive news in advance of their first clash against one of the Premier League big guns as it emerged Manchester City will be without star man Kevin De Bruyne.
But they were out in force for a clash against one of our big rivals and it felt great to send them home happy.
BEING three up inside 24 minutes in any game, let alone a difficult away clash against one of the promotion favourites, is uncharted territory for Coventry City fans in recent years.
The Hoops clinched their spot in the knockout phase of the competition on Thursday and with Everton and Tottenham also moving to the next stage, Deila's team could face a clash against one of the English clubs in February.
Jedinak says the Socceroos have prepared for the encounter, which will kick off at Mohammad Bin Zayed Stadium at 6.30pm, as diligently as they would for a clash against one of football's heavyweights.
However, having qualified as runners-up in Group D, City face a daunting two-legged clash against one of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Paris St-Germain, Borussia Dortmund or Atletico Madrid next year, the report added.
With their two Grand Slam meetings this year both timed at just short of five hours, Murray expected another gruelling clash against one of the few players who can match his stamina and defensive skills.
So they are stepping up in class too and Weiss, who scored his nation's first goal after independence, will be pressing upon them the need to get three points from this clash against one of the competition's undoubted minnows.
He will be keen to make the team for Crusaders first game of the season, a home clash against one of his former clubs, Leeds Rhinos at the Racecourse in Wrexham on Friday, January 29 (8pm).
But it was not enough to stop a Newcastle side which will now be aiming to secure home advantage in the quarterfinals, and a potentially mouth-watering clash against one of the Heineken Cup giants in early April.