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a pool in a river good for fishing
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The radical, revolutionary change liked by those swimming against the tide always changes society for the worse.
RISING talent Madison Keys has reached the quarter-finals of a WTA event for the first time at the Sydney International and she has been well backed to continue her excellent run by seeing off Na Li, but early birds could profit by swimming against the tide in this morning's clash.
SIR - I may be swimming against the tide, but I would like to support the candidature of Dafydd Elis-Thomas for the leadership of Plaid Cymru.
Peter Barker, from Margate RNLI lifeboat station, said: "Our inshore lifeboat at Margate was on exercise in the area when they spoke with people and it seemed very clear that a number of swimmers were experiencing difficulties in swimming against the tide.
But another key policy that the group has been pushing for - a tax relief for UK video games companies - did not feature in the Chancellor's speech, leading TIGA to claim British firms would be swimming against the tide internationally.
Whistleblowers are not merely angry iconoclasts swimming against the tide, they alert us to massive lies being sold to the larger community.
Michael, 20, who is studying Environmental Geography at York University, was swimming against the tide but managed to assist Mr Davies, who added: "The tide was strong and there was a lot of debris about.
With Gillett effectively swimming against the tide, it is believed the gravity of the situation increased yesterday, and that the finances were withdrawn.
Although she critiques the experiences of all women in science, her comparison of White and Black women's experiences sheds insight on her conclusion that African-American women are swimming against the tide as they seek to succeed in their pursuit of careers in science.
But Everton's team coach needed a police escort, travelling up the wrong side of the road, to get through the gridlock on their journey to White Hart Lane, and Johnson has been swimming against the tide of public opinion to shed his image as football's most prolific diver.
The reason is that his hair grows to the right and to comb it the other way is like swimming against the tide.
Also swimming against the tide, Vaclav Smil of the University of Manitoba says that the energy loss in producing biodiesel is akin to what happens with ethanol, but on a smaller scale.