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swim

a pool in a river good for fishing
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"I was constantly swimming against the tide to do the films I believed in.
The main opposition party added: 'Indeed, with the degenerated economic, security and social situations in our nation under his incompetent and anti-people administration, in addition to the spate and weight of direct disapprovals from Nigerians and international bodies, President Buhari knows that he is now swimming against the tide.
The radical, revolutionary change liked by those swimming against the tide always changes society for the worse.
CHRIS Robshaw has demanded England must eliminate the sort of suicidal start that once again left them swimming against the tide against France.
The two neighbouring nations are swimming against the tide of an overwhelming sense of hopelessness.
Of course, the quest for coherence sometimes felt like swimming against the tide. It came with a loss of spontaneity, at a cost to creative freedom, with the risk of regimentation.
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.