A farmer walks across a field, bracing against the wind.
Victor Steffensen, Indigenous fire practitioner: Burning against the wind.
The four rattling riders leaned over, helpless, straining, gasping for breath against the wind.
Cowering forward for warmth and to make me a screen against the wind, the convicts were closer to me than before.
Activist sorts argued that the monetary guardians should lean against the wind by raising interest rates when asset bubbles grew.
It therefore opted to “lean against the wind”, in central bankers’ parlance, and deflate the credit boom before it burst catastrophically.
He waited until the house had settled into itself, the last creak slipping from the floorboards as the walls pushed back against the wind.
In a 2014 autobiography, “Rowing Against the Wind,” she wrote that “life has been hard to believe at times and seems like a made-for-TV movie.”
It consistently posted slow times on our obstacle-course tests because its top speed was slow, especially when it was fighting against the wind.
As dusk approached, large groups of starlings flew in low over the fields against the wind, rising only briefly to clear the hedge tops and trees.
Three weeks of near constant rain have worn people down and they morosely splash through shallow puddles and struggle with their umbrellas against the wind.
Taylor has been fighting against the wind industry since the late 1990s, when developers came knocking, wanting to build a windfarm on his parents’ Monaro Plains property.
“Ben Bernanke really believes that it is impossible to lean against the wind on the way up and that it is possible to clean up the mess afterwards,” White told me recently.
In 2001, the Mitchell estate fought a losing copyright battle against “The Wind Done Gone,” the novelist Alice Randall’s parody from the point of view of the enslaved.
But given that we flew our slowest indoor obstacle course times with it and it couldn’t fight against the wind to complete the outdoor course, we don’t think it’s maneuverable enough to capture nice videos.
To me, the strong position, the interesting position, is to tack against the wind and make one of the only magazines of some circulation that is devoted entirely to literature and art, but really literature.”
Instead of forming defensive squares used to fight off their natural predators, the killer whale, the sperm whales, understood that swimming against the wind would allow them to outrun the wind-powered hunters' ships.
Moreover, 18 of the incidents suggested “unusual flight characteristics”, such as moving against the wind or manoeuvring abruptly, though the report warns that this could be the result of sensor errors or misperception.
Investigators found that Chao had used her office's staff and resources to support her family's business, including helping with tasks for her father — such as editing his Wikipedia page and promoting his Chinese-language biography, "Fearless Against the Wind."
"For example, in August 2017, the Secretary directed two OST staffers to send a copy of 'Fearless Against the Wind' to a well-known CEO of a major US corporation (which is not regulated by DOT) along with a letter requesting that he write a foreword for the book and a sample foreword," the report detailed, adding that another staffer was tasked with editing the sample foreword.
against the wind
- in the direction opposite to the direction the wind is blowing
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