en contra de
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en contra de(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. against
Somos una asociación animalista y estamos en contra de cualquier tipo de maltrato animal.We are an animal rights organization and we are against any kind of cruelty to animals.
b. opposed to
No estoy en contra de los planes del Gobierno.I'm not opposed to the government's plans.
c. contrary to
El comportamiento de los alumnos expulsados iba en contra del reglamento del centro.The expelled students' behavior was contrary to the school's regulations.
d. in opposition to
Todos saben que el viejo profesor se ha pronunciado en contra de las reformas universitarias.Everybody knows the old professor stands in opposition to university reforms.
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