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go counter

To move in the opposite direction of a pursued person or animal. You go counter and see if you can loop around and catch the assailants.
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go counter

run or ride against the direction taken by an animal or person hunted or sought.
In Britain, the variants hunt counter and run counter are also found.
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The service was launched this week and allows guests staying in Harrah's flying on participating airlines to check in their bags at the Bags To Go counter on the day of departure and enjoy the remainder of their stay without bags.
It would go counter to the prevailing ideology that they espouse," Paul Stevens, senior research fellow for energy at Chatham House in London said, adding the GECF would find it difficult to influence gas prices like Opec does oil.
Modernization plans of the armed forces do not go counter to the UAE constant peaceful policy, but reflect our determination to defend our accomplishments, security and stability.
Nutritional analyses are not included, and some recipes are not necessarily low in fat, which seems to go counter to the book's title.
Unfortunately he didn't have the courage of his convictions and then made defensive minded substitutions to go counter to the positive mindset he wanted to impose on his side.
Some of the tactics go counter to long-established procedures and officers' inclinations.
Any one explanation would greatly diminish the impact and the scope of the poem, and go counter to the poet's intention, which is to convey the scandal and mystery of madness and of the 'monstre innocent'.
Busy shoppers who couldn't stop for a full meal found could find sustenance at Blas's Food To Go counter, which featured a range of convenient snacks and drinks.
Conservative viewpoints go counter to the principles outlined in Humanist Manifesto III, a document signed in 2003 by leaders of every Humanist organization in the United States and most worldwide.
law which critics say would go counter to the WTO's free-trade goal has drawn criticism also from Australia and Canada.
Often they go counter to his own beliefs, and they remain unsigned.