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swim against the tide/current etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswim against the tide/current etcswim against the tide/current etcDIFFERENTto do or say things which are different from what most people do or say, because you do not mind being different opp swim with the tide swim
Examples from the Corpus
swim against the tide/current etcThere s no point in you tryin to swim against the tide now, is there?Light given out by distant galaxies has to swim against the tide of expansion to get to us.
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