Examples of Against the Wind
Who am I to blow against the wind?
We sailed against the wind.
His shot didn't carry well against the wind.
A lone sailboat is sailing against the wind.
But when we say a vessel can sail against the wind, we do not mean that she can proceed on a course directly opposite to the point from which the wind blows.
Puff not against the wind.
You can't blow against the wind.
Who spits against the wind, fouls his beard.
Who spits against the wind spits in his own face.
Who spits against the wind, it falls in his face.
Kites rise highest against the wind - not with it.
When you spit against the wind you get a dirty beard.
If you spit against the wind, you spit in your own face.
To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind.
Strong people are made by opposition like kites that go up against the wind.
If only the wind would turn before I go home, said the woman rowing against the wind.
The dragon teaches you that if you want to climb high you have to do it against the wind.
The car can also generate power using electrostatic charge from the bodywork brushing against the wind.
(Daily Mail - Science, )
While Vladimir Putin and rich Olympic sponsors watch the Winter Games in gleaming arenas, boys in nearby Bolshoi Kichmai herd their goats by tying them to rickety bicycles, riding against the wind through a rocky valley where invading Russian armies slaughtered their ancestors 150 years ago.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )
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