clash with (someone or something)

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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 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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References in classic literature ?
As it is when a rock shoots out from a great cliff and whirls down with long bounds, careering eagerly with a roar, and a high crag clashes with it and keeps it there where they strike together; with no less clamour did deadly Ares, the chariot- borne, rush shouting at Heracles.
Soldiers combed parts of Batangas and Quezon to hunt down NPA members operating in Southern Luzon and believed to be involved in a series of clashes with government troops.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Tahrir al-Sham Hay'at (the Levant Liberation Board or the Al-Nusra Front) gained control over new regions in Western Aleppo after clashes with other terrorist groups.
wo Palestinian teens have been killed and three others seriously wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers in Gaza and the West Bank on Thursday, the Palestinian Health Ministry reported.
ISLAMABAD, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- At least 20 Afghan policemen were killed and several others injured in separate clashes with Taliban rebels in different parts of Afghanistan, Afghan police said on Sunday.
As many as 24 Afghan security forces were killed in the last four days in clashes with the Taliban fighters in central Uruzgan province.
Kandahar City -- Around nine armed oppositions including their local commander were killed during clashes with Afghan security forces in southern Kandahar province, Afghan officials say here on Monday.
Furthermore, 10 Palestinians were shot and injured with rubber-coated steel bullets during clashes with Israeli forces at Bab al-Zawiya in central Hebron.
Ramadi / NINA / A security source said that eight militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) were killed in armed clashes with security forces in central and southern Ramadi.
Kahlifah is the second student tobe shot dead after clashes with police forcesin Al-Azhardorms; the first was shot late November.
The area is regarded a good haven to Qaeda organization due to its cultivated areas, which witnessed, two years ago, violent clashes with the Iraqi forces.
Tuareg forces entered Ghadames Wednesday morning and seized the headquarters of a Tunisian company and the airport, arousing violent clashes with local residents, during which various types of medium and heavy weapons were used.
Summary: Islamabad, Rabi Al-Awwal 17, 1432, Feb 20, 2011, SPA -- At least 20 armed Taliban militants were killed and a number of others wounded in clashes with the Pakistani armed forces in the district of Mohmand tribal belt of Pakistan, which borders Afghanistan.
However, Goffs-DBS group chief executive Henry Beeby says he will do everything in his power to avoid future clashes with Tattersalls and its Irish subsidiary, Tattersalls Ireland.