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to go the wrong way / to go against one-way traffic regulation
HSK 6
to turn back / to reverse
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contrary / opposite / backwards / to go against / to oppose / to betray / to rebel
backwards / reverse direction
inverse order
trade deficit / adverse trade balance
irreversible
disobedient to parents
to rebel / to revolt / a rebel
anticlockwise / counterclockwise
disgraceful (of behavior that is unfilial, rebellious or otherwise in grave breach of the norms of society)
anti-aging
to disobey / to defy an edict / to violate / to go against / to run counter to
adversity / predicament
reverse osmosis
against the stream / adverse current / a countercurrent / fig. reactionary tendency / to go against the trend
(of an engine) to backfire
renegade / traitor and bandit
to go against the wind / contrary wind / a headwind
to resign oneself to adversity (idiom); to grin and bear it / to submit meekly to insults, maltreatment, humiliation etc
to go against the tide (idiom); to do things all wrong / to try to turn back history / a perverse way of doing things
reversing (e.g. electric current)
contrary
reversible / (math.) invertible
rebellious behavior / opposite / ob-
against the current / upstream
lit. navigating a boat against the current (idiom) / fig. in a tough environment (one needs to work hard)
traitor
very friendly / intimate
adverse trade balance / trade deficit
to hiccup / to belch
irreversible
backlighting (lighting design)
intimate friendship / bosom buddies
rebellious minister
guest-house / inn
loyal advice jars on the ears (idiom)
counterattack
reverse psychology
to seem to grow younger / to regain one's youthful looks
to violate / to go against
bad luck / unlucky fate
unnatural relationship (parricide, incest etc) / unfilial conduct / against social morals
reversibility
(geology) anaclinal
like rowing a boat upstream, if you stop moving forward you fall back (idiom)
reverse flow of 氣|气 (TCM)
to go against / to do sth contrary to (sb's wishes)
unpleasant to hear / grates on the ear (of home truths)
reverse reaction / counterreaction / inverse response
unfilial son
to foresee / to predict
(zoo.) orca / killer whale
invaders (insulting term) / foreign aggressors
to rebel / to revolt
reverse transcription virus / retrovirus
inverse map (math.)
reverse transcriptase
multiplicative inverse (math.)
study is like rowing upstream – if you don't keep pushing forward, you fall behind
reverse fault (geology) / compression fault, where one block pushes over the other at dip of less than 45 degrees
inverse operation / inverse calculation
equatorial counter current
traitor's property / breech delivery
to wipe out the villains (e.g. insurgents, or people of another race)
oxymoron
unfavorable / undesired
to go back to the source
belching and retching counterflow (medical term)
speech that grates on the ear (idiom); bitter truths / home truths (that one does not want to hear)
converse theorem (math.)
to go against the tide (idiom); to do things all wrong / to try to turn back history / a perverse way of doing things
to be in defiance of the natural order
inverted turn (ornament in music)
to sail against the current / (fig.) to go against the flow
lit. violating heaven and reason (idiom); immoral character
submit to me and prosper, or oppose me and perish


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