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What does swim against the tide mean?


Meaning of idioms with examples...

swim against the tide

The phrase swim against the tide means to do something that is in opposition to the prevailing opinion or tendency.

Another variation of this idiom is:

swim against the current

The phrase that expresses the opposite meaning is:

swim with the tide or current

Example(s):

Don't waste your time and energy swimming against the tide.

This idiom is in the sport category


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