Examples of Against The Tide
He is swimming against the tide.
He tried to swim against the tide.
People don't like to swim against the tide.
In popular English a hopelessly fruitless effort is called "Shoveling shit against the tide."
Centre in Izmir swims against the tide to produce world-class fundamental science.
EXCLUSIVE: Stokes is a man prepared to go against the tide to do what he feels is right.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )
Investing in oil companies in the current market is the epitome of swimming against the tide.
(Daily Mail - Money, )
Shawbrook Bank has gone against the tide and raised its rate for new savers wanting a fixed-rate cash Isa.
(Daily Mail - Money, )
Investors looking for hard numbers to support a bullish case on Apple shares are swimming against the tide.
(USA Today - Money, )
When a teenage boy in Birmingham said he wanted to become a midwife, he found himself swimming against the tide.
(BBC News - Health, )
Global equities have just capped the worst quarter of trade since 2012, but two major markets are swimming against the tide.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )
It was swimming upstream domestically, as well as against the tide of its European neighbours who were legalizing prostitution.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )
When a movie critic swam against the tide of negative reviews for “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2,” the response was quick and hostile.
(The New York Times - Business, )
In the process the Grecians underlined once more the virtues of a supporter-owned club swimming against the tide in modern football.
(The Independent - Football, )
Dying Light does not go against the tide of popular fiction and the zombies present are slow, stupid obstacles to be avoided and killed.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )
In a victory for the Daily Mail, David Cameron will announce the move today among a series of measures cracking down on against the tide of web sleaze.
(Daily Mail - News, )
John Hughes’ seminal teen dramedy "The Breakfast Club" stands the test of time because it swam upstream against the tide that carried its conventional counterparts.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )
That attempt to swim against the tide doesn't entirely work, but at least delivers moments that fleetingly jolt this literally zombie-fied fifth installment to sporadic life.
(CNN - Entertainment, )
Ken Ham made a popular and commercial success of his Creation Museum in northern Kentucky, promoting the Biblical account of origins to an appreciative market of Christians -- and against the tide of modern scientific consensus.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )
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