English Preposition Against
Learn English Against Preposition

Grammar Prepositions- Lesson Seven

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Against preposition in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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1. He’s leaning against the fence.

(against = on)


2. The waves are crashing against the rocks.

3. The fighter in the yellow jersey has his opponent against the ropes, so he’ll probably win the fight.

4. This Turkish flag stands out brilliantly against a deep blue sky.

(“Against” sometimes means “in contrast.”)


5. She gets angry when something goes against her beliefs.

(“Go” is often used before “against” when describing disagreement.)


6. He protested against government spending on the military.

(“Against” is often used when someone is in opposition to something.)


7. A building developer wants to cut down this tree and build a new Walmart, but this protester is against it.


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