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  • Harden your heart against
  • He is his own worst enemy
  • Hope against hope
  • Horlicks guards against night starvation ( Horlicks advertising slogan )
  • I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside ( British Music Hall song )
  • I'll not hear a word against him
  • If I said you had a beautiful body would you hold it against me?
  • Kick against
  • Kick against the pricks
  • Knock up against
  • Know your enemy
  • Mary Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • More sinned against than sinning
  • My enemy's enemy is my friend ( proverb suggesting that opposing parties should cooperate )
  • Myth versus reality
  • On the contrary
  • Pit your wits against
  • Play both ends against the middle
  • Protect against
  • Public Enemy Number One ( Nickname of John Dillinger )
  • Public enemy
  • Race against the clock
  • Race against time
  • Rage against the machine
  • Rage, rage, against the dying of the light
  • Set your face against something
  • Swim against the tide
  • The Thriller In Manila ( Ali versus Frazier boxing match )
  • The best is the enemy of the good
  • The good is the enemy of the best
  • The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference ( Elie Wiesel quotation )
  • There's no law against it
  • Up against it
  • Up against the wall
  • Us versus them ( denoting the emnity between two opposing groups )

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