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run counter to
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. ir en contra de
I could never do that. It runs against my values.Jamás sería capaz de hacer eso. Va en contra de mis valores.
b. estar en contra de
This candidate's rhetoric runs counter to everything this country stands for.La retórica de este candidato está en contra de todo lo que representa de este país.
c. contradecir
The results of the study run counter to everything experts have taken for granted.Los resultados del estudio contradicen todo lo que los expertos daban por sentado.
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