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Definition 1: go against - [verb of stative]

Samples where fly in the teeth of or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This action flies in the face of the agreement

Synonyms for fly in the teeth of in the sense of this definition

(fly in the teeth of is a kind of ...) fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns

"This sentence violates the rules of syntax"

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