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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theycome up against
he/she/itcomes up against
present participlecoming up against
past tensecame up against
past participlecome up against
  1. come up against something to have to deal with something difficult or unpleasant

    In the first week, we came up against a pretty tricky problem.

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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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