Against the grain

투고자: Safyra, 月, 30/04/2018 - 03:20

Idiomatic translations of "Against the grain"

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Meanings of "Against the grain"


Doing something unconventional, different or unusual.

Explained by Safyra on 月, 30/04/2018 - 03:20
Explained by Safyra

противоречить, идти против течения, делать что-л. неординарное, вызывать внутренний протест, быть не по нутру.

Explained by St. Sol on 月, 30/04/2018 - 12:42
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"Against the grain" in lyrics

Nickelback - If Today Was Your Last Day

What if, what if, if today was your last day?

Against the grain should be a way of life
What's worth the price is always worth the fight

2Pac - All eyez on me

My devotion is handlin my business nigga keep on coastin
Where you goin I been there came back as lonely homie
Steady flowin against the grain niggaz STILL don't know me
It's about the money in this rap shit, this crap shit

Jory - Jory - Romeo and Julieta

there will be nothing to stop it _
although a sea of ​​people come
always go against the grain

Keren Ann - The bitter wave

Against the grain
The last opportunity

Snoop Dogg - Pronto

This is the life I chose for me and this is the way I chose to be
A lot of fools is holding me but that’s just the way it’s supposed to be
Never win, against the grain, always playing 20 games
Stand for something dawg or you gonna fall for anything but later for that

Adham Nabulsi - An exact copy of you

Why In love
Everything goes against the grain
The one who you don't have feelings for

Parkway Drive - Wild Eyes

A generation born to witness the end of the world

Against the grain
Against the odds

Agnes Carlsson - Release Me

But I don't want to
Try to leave out the love
That goes against the grain
But I can rationalize it

Wu-Tang Clan - Gravel Pit

A mystery unraveling
Wu-Tang is the CD that I travel with
Don't go against the grain if you can't handle it

Zendaya - Too Much

No way, we ain't got no shame
Going against the grain like, oh yeah!
Don't be surprised when you see us touch the sky like, oh yeah!

Metallica - Damage, Inc.

Bloody, but never cry submission
Following our instinct, not a trend
Go against the grain until the end

Suzanne Vega - Left of Center

To be wanting you
Left of center
Against the grain.

Placebo - Come Home

Come home, come home, come home, come home

Always goes against the grain, and I can try and deny it
Give a monkey half a brain

Eminem - Stimulate

And mimic every move you make, Slim, you great
But wait, can't you see I'm only here to entertain
I gotta be the one to go against the grain
Cause man, I see it, feel it, live it, but it's inhumane

Lauri Ylönen - Because Of You

Because of you I've done things that I never thought of doing
I let my soul to taste the pain
I put myself against the grain
Because of you I don't allow the night

Agalloch - Bloodbirds

Dying bloodbirds pooling, feeding the flood
The god of man is a failure
And all of our shadows are ashes against the grain

Gaither Vocal Band - A Few Good Men

What this dying world could use is a willing man of god
Who dares to go against the grain and works without applause;
A man who'll raise the shield of faith, protecting what is pure;

College - A Real Hero

Your pursuits are called outstanding
You're emotionally complex
Against the grain of dystopic claims
Not the thoughts your actions entertain

Sum 41 - Underclass Hero

I'm the voice to offend
All those who pretend
Unsung against the grain, I'm here to rise against

City and Colour - Against The Grain

You need not to find a cure for everything that makes you weak.
You need not to reach for the stars when life becomes so dark,
And when the wind does blow against the grain,
You must follow your heart,

Emicida - Through the eyes of a child

It's direction influences, it's loneliness, it's nothing (it's nothing)
It's right, it's heart, it's reason, it's damnation, it's deam, it's illusion
It's hand against the grain, it's blunder
It's the way of acting, it's untidiness, perfect affection, it's ambush

Alter Bridge - fallout

Another rebel runs against the grain
A loner is born

10cc - Brand New Day

You live and learn your life away
But there below your body must go
Against the grain
Like an old mule train

Paolo Nutini - Looking For Sometime

Smiling faces in disguise
Bit back you're hypnotized.
Keep going against the grain
And soon that's all, soon that's all you'll know

Judas Priest - Rock Hard Ride Free

That is true to the end

No denyin' we're goin' against the grain
It gets so defiant, everybody say it again

David Bowie - Dollar Days

[Chorus 2]
I’m dying to
Push their backs against the grain
And fool them all again and again

Caetano Veloso - Goddess

I'm just an old Bahian,
A guy, a Caetano, just some dude,
Going against the grain, singing against the melody,
Swimming against the stream,

Agalloch - Our Fortress Is Burning... II - Bloodbirds

Dying bloodbirds pooling, feeding the flood
The god of man is a failure
And all of our shadows are ashes against the grain

Ella Vos - White Noise

[Verse 1]
Pushing against the grain
Watch the clock tick and fade

Buray - Touched My Heart

Though it goes against the grain for me
Storm bashed to my heart
As if I know for years
How familiar to her eyes

The Hope Arsenal - Wake Your Soul

I'll break before it's told
And see the sun aging old
Against the grain bright and bold
You slip and fail to breathe

Mokobé - Boombadeing (Remix)

I put KO to eat broken tiles
Dodged for a bit bars, that due to my Seleção
Foot to the floor against the grain in one way
When the experts saw us as vigilantes to Prix-Unique

Donots - Make Believe

We're make believe

Against the grain
Only for the sake of it

Krystal Meyers - Anticonformity

Image is overrated if it washes off in the rain
You know you gotta go deeper to go against the grain

Anais Mitchell - Hadestown 12 - Nothing Changes

Why the struggle, why the strain?
Why make trouble? Why make scenes?
Why go against the grain?
Why swim upstream?

Rent (musical) - La Vie Bohème

The need to express-
To communicate,
To going against the grain,
Going insane, going mad

Schloss Einstein (Soundtrack) - Layla's Song

Maths is not really for me,
Physics usually rubs me up the wrong way[fn]literally "goes against the grain"[/fn],
In geography, I'm not the brightest,

Diana Haddad - The One I Love is Egyptian

He has a silver tongue
And he's so precious to me, oh I swear it
He's stubborn and goes against the grain
Many times he's a troublemaker

Mick Jagger - Sweet Thing

Now I don't wanna spoil the party
I know it goes against the grain
As the plane touched down, and the midnight moon

Louis-Jean Cormier - A refrain too long...

Contrary to common sense
The impression that the earth
Runs against the grain

As I Lay Dying - The Sound of Truth

We speak of fighting to resist this world
But what about the battle within us? (Yeah)
If we have chosen to live against the grain
Then why are we all facing the same way?

Dangerkids - Waking Up

Yeah, but here I stand against the odds
Against the fights and against the fall
Against the winds and against the grain
You take it all, just leave my name

Camellia Todorova (Camy Todorow) - Ain't Nothing like a Heartache

Just a means to an end
Oh, how will it work
When love goes against the grain?

Amon Amarth - Versus the World

On merciless campaign
We've raided the western shores
Always going against the grain

dilated peoples - The Bigger Picture

I learned one way then front the opposite
I learned behind the beat, now I learned on top of it
I do go against the grain
I do take bigger pictures that don’t fit in the frame

Nas - Life's a Bitch

Load up the mic and bust one, cuss while I pus from
My skull, ‘cause it's pain in my brain vein, money maintain
Don't go against the grain, simple and plain
When I was young at this I used to do my thing hard

Sylvia - Nothin' Ventured Nothin' Gained

Nothin’ ventured, nothin’ gained
Sometimes you have to go against the grain
To find the sun you gotta face the rain

Kanye West - Ye Vs the People

Don't that go against the teachings that Ye taught for?
Yo, Tip, I hear your side and everybody talk, though
But ain't goin' against the grain everything I fought for?
Prolly so, Ye, but where you tryna go with this?

Lucy Rose - Moirai

I won't settle for the theory you're not made for me
This fate and fortune misery
Let's go against the grain, let them think we're both insane
We'll write our own history

Lenny - Release Me

You would burn me alive
Find me somebody else but i dont want to
Try to leave out the love that goes against the Grain
But i can rationalize it if i have to

Mikromusic - Against the grain

My imperfect home
Tamed, housebroken
Stroked into appeasement against the grain
This is where I live

Twiztid - Take It Away

Not the norm, won't conform,
Against the grain from the day he was born,
Please just treat him like a monster, or

Leander Rising - Between Two Worlds And I

Sun and rain
against the grain
You showed me the man I am

For All We Know - Busy Being Somebody Else

Fine!!! I will fall in line! You'll get my voice but not my mind
And if I go against the grain
I've been told there will be hell to pay