dash (something) against (something)

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dash (something) against (something)

To throw something against something else. In a fit of anger, I dashed the plate against the wall.
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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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As a film in its own right, it gets to the heart of the matter, even if it's full of those dramatic dashes against the clock, and instant friendships with beautiful aristocrats that tend to happen on screen much more frequently than they ever do in real life.
As a film in its own right, it gets to the heart of the matter, even if it is full of those dramatic dashes against the clock and friendships with beautiful aristocrats that tend to happen on screen much more frequently than they do in real life.
35pm of those dramatic dashes against the clock and instant friendships with beautiful aristocrats that tend to happen on screen much more frequently than they ever do in real life.
First off, some of the airways were depicted in solid lines over a white background and others were alternating dots and dashes against the pale green that dominates the chart.
But some are vital dashes against the clock following car crashes, heart attacks and other emergencies.