run up against

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Begin to encounter problems with someone or something

The latest model has run up against the limits of its technical capacity.

If you run up against problems, you suddenly begin to experience them. I ran up against the problem of getting taken seriously long before I became a writer = encounter
run up against

    Hyphenation

    run up a·gainst

    Turkish pronunciation

    rʌn ʌp ıgenst

    Pronunciation

    /ˈrən ˈəp əˈgenst/ /ˈrʌn ˈʌp əˈɡɛnst/

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