Idiom: Swim against the tide
Meaning: If you swim against the tide, you try to do something that is very difficult because there is a lot of opposition to you. ('Go against the tide' is an alternative form.)Country: International English | Subject Area: Nature | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Swim with the tide
- In the swim
- Stem the tide
- Sink or swim
- Ride with the tide
- Does a one-legged duck swim in circles?
- Swim with the fishes
- A rising tide lifts all boats
- Time and tide wait for no man
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