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    go against the grain

    Dear all,

    In the sentence below, what does "go against the grain" mean?

    People who go against the grain tend to have a bad reputation."


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    Re: go against the grain

    Go against the grain - Idiom Definition - UsingEnglish.com

    When you cut meat, or wood, it is much easier to cut along the grain. Much harder to go against the grain.

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