ir en contra de


ir en contra de
(v.) = contravene, fly in + the face of, go against, militate against, stand in + contrast to, tell against, be at odds with, work at + cross purposes, be at cross purposes, turn against, play against, be contrary to, run up against, work against, set against, run + counter to, run + contrary to, be at loggerheads with, argue against, stand in + sharp contrast to, speak against, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of
Ex. Any mis-spellings, poor grammar and verbose phrasing and any other features that contravene good abstracting practice must be eliminated.
Ex. If a planned activity flies in the face of human nature, its success will be only as great as the non-human factors can ensure.
Ex. But since the project, development have largely gone against it, with many libraries installing their own data systems.
Ex. Local interpretations of the rules, and modifications to suit local circumstances, certainly militate against standard records.
Ex. To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
Ex. What factors told against them?.
Ex. These activities may also be at odds with processes routinely applied across the board, such as lamination.
Ex. Libraries in developing countries may represent part of an alien cultural package, an importation ill suited to the country's needs, even working at cross purposes to the people's interests.
Ex. These two functions of the library have often been at cross purposes to one another, because each has been associated with a conflicting view of the kind and amount of assistance to be offered to the reader.
Ex. By imposing a ban one is only likely to set up antagonism and frustration which will turn against the very thing we are trying to encourage.
Ex. For me a picture of myself in a dentist's waiting room is a perfect metaphor for set and setting very much in play against the easily obtained pleasures I usually get from reading.
Ex. This is a rather unexpected conclusion, and is of course contrary to most of what has been stated in this text; it is also contrary to the experience of large numbers of librarians, who have found that controlled vocabularies are helpful in practice.
Ex. Some of the information from the EEC Government in Brussels is provided off the record, which sometimes runs up against the UK Government's wall of secrecy.
Ex. Which means we must create a reading environment that helps and encourages reading rather than works against it.
Ex. Classes of children can sometimes prove to be stubbornly set against having anything to do with book introductions, and it is better then to engage them in other activities rather than be doggedly determined to have one's own way and to go on in the face of their antagonism.
Ex. Unfortunately the Library of Congress still has a policy which runs counter to this need.
Ex. This runs contrary to earlier user studies, particularly those of scientists and engineers, which concluded that perceived source accessibility was the overwhelming factor in source selection.
Ex. Sharp of tongue, Watterston was often at loggerheads with the authorities, particularly the Joint Library Committee.
Ex. Some teachers argue against book clubs, claiming that they bring together only a certain kind of avid reader, the literary equivalent of the religiously effete and over-pious.
Ex. To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
Ex. As a result public libraries came into disrepute and even today authorities speak against them.
Ex. Unfortunately for them, this approach runs afoul of Iraqi tribal customs since they are, reportedly, endogamous with respect to tribe.
Ex. As some of her prophecies came true, she fell afoul of the authorities and was arrested by the Holy Order.
* * *
(v.) = contravene, fly in + the face of, go against, militate against, stand in + contrast to, tell against, be at odds with, work at + cross purposes, be at cross purposes, turn against, play against, be contrary to, run up against, work against, set against, run + counter to, run + contrary to, be at loggerheads with, argue against, stand in + sharp contrast to, speak against, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of

Ex: Any mis-spellings, poor grammar and verbose phrasing and any other features that contravene good abstracting practice must be eliminated.

Ex: If a planned activity flies in the face of human nature, its success will be only as great as the non-human factors can ensure.
Ex: But since the project, development have largely gone against it, with many libraries installing their own data systems.
Ex: Local interpretations of the rules, and modifications to suit local circumstances, certainly militate against standard records.
Ex: To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
Ex: What factors told against them?.
Ex: These activities may also be at odds with processes routinely applied across the board, such as lamination.
Ex: Libraries in developing countries may represent part of an alien cultural package, an importation ill suited to the country's needs, even working at cross purposes to the people's interests.
Ex: These two functions of the library have often been at cross purposes to one another, because each has been associated with a conflicting view of the kind and amount of assistance to be offered to the reader.
Ex: By imposing a ban one is only likely to set up antagonism and frustration which will turn against the very thing we are trying to encourage.
Ex: For me a picture of myself in a dentist's waiting room is a perfect metaphor for set and setting very much in play against the easily obtained pleasures I usually get from reading.
Ex: This is a rather unexpected conclusion, and is of course contrary to most of what has been stated in this text; it is also contrary to the experience of large numbers of librarians, who have found that controlled vocabularies are helpful in practice.
Ex: Some of the information from the EEC Government in Brussels is provided off the record, which sometimes runs up against the UK Government's wall of secrecy.
Ex: Which means we must create a reading environment that helps and encourages reading rather than works against it.
Ex: Classes of children can sometimes prove to be stubbornly set against having anything to do with book introductions, and it is better then to engage them in other activities rather than be doggedly determined to have one's own way and to go on in the face of their antagonism.
Ex: Unfortunately the Library of Congress still has a policy which runs counter to this need.
Ex: This runs contrary to earlier user studies, particularly those of scientists and engineers, which concluded that perceived source accessibility was the overwhelming factor in source selection.
Ex: Sharp of tongue, Watterston was often at loggerheads with the authorities, particularly the Joint Library Committee.
Ex: Some teachers argue against book clubs, claiming that they bring together only a certain kind of avid reader, the literary equivalent of the religiously effete and over-pious.
Ex: To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
Ex: As a result public libraries came into disrepute and even today authorities speak against them.
Ex: Unfortunately for them, this approach runs afoul of Iraqi tribal customs since they are, reportedly, endogamous with respect to tribe.
Ex: As some of her prophecies came true, she fell afoul of the authorities and was arrested by the Holy Order.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Contra (series) — Contra The Contra logo as it appears on the title screen of the 1987 Contra arcade game, the first version of the first Contra game to be released. Genres run and gun style shoot em ups …   Wikipedia

  • Contra 4 — North American boxart Developer(s) WayForward Technologies Publisher(s) Konami …   Wikipedia

  • Contra (video game) — Contra Promotional brochure for the original 1987 arcade release Developer(s) Konami Publisher(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Contra Force — Cover art of Contra Force Developer(s) Konami Publisher(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Contra: Hard Corps — File:Contra hard corps jap cover.jpg, Cover art Developer(s) Konami Publisher(s) Konami …   Wikipedia

  • Contra ReBirth — Developer(s) M2 Publisher(s) Konami Platform(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Contra III: The Alien Wars — Cover art Developer(s) Konami Publisher(s) Konami …   Wikipedia

  • Contra 4 — Обложка американской версии Разработчик WayForward Technologies Издатель Konami …   Википедия

  • Contra (serie) — Contra (en japonés: 魂斗羅(Kontora)) es una saga de videojuegos creada por la compañía japonesa Konami en 1987, cuyos primeros títulos recibieron el nombre de Probotector en Europa. Es un un arcade de guerra que generó el estilo Run and gun y que… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Contra (album) — Contra Studio album by Vampire Weekend Released January 11, 2010 ( …   Wikipedia

  • contra — 1. Esta preposición puede usarse como sustantivo femenino con los sentidos siguientes: a) ‘Inconveniente o dificultad’: «Muertos y viejos no: son demasiadas contras» (Gambaro Envido [Arg. 1983]); «La de gente en el mundo que no habrá tenido ni… …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.