prevail against


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The wonder is that there was not enough folly in the household to prevail against your good sense.
The exceptional could not prevail against the material contacts which make one day resemble another.
Iqbal's 70 saw him prevail against Asghar Ali (71) and Mohammad Akram (72) while Usman's 71 saw him finish ahead of a trio of golfers on 74 including second-placed Bilal Hussain, third-placed Kashif Masih and Amir Khan.
After reviewing all of Dali's evidence, testimony and argument, the PTAB agreed with CommScope and denied Dali's petition to institute an Inter Partes Review (IPR), concluding that Dali failed to establish a reasonable likelihood that Dali would prevail against any challenged claim of the patent.
After reviewing all of Dalis evidence, testimony and argument, the PTAB agreed with CommScope and denied Dalis petition to institute an Inter Partes Review (IPR), concluding that Dali failed to establish a reasonable likelihood that Dali would prevail against any challenged claim of the patent.
But then at the end we had the Russians and the FBI deal, she couldn't prevail against that.
with the Patts Seahorses slightly favored to prevail against the Blue Royals.
Gatland, who was also part of Sir Ian McGeechan's coaching team in South Africa seven years ago, is convinced the tourists can prevail against the odds.
What was apparently one of the great snooker matches in the UK Masters saw Judd Trump prevail against Neil Robertson in a final-frame decider.
The Lebanese mosaic, even if it was sometimes shaken, remains coherent and fixed, and no schemes will prevail against it," Rai said.
He called the international sporting and Olympic community to "close ranks to make the Olympic values of friendship, tolerance and peace prevail against rancour, fanaticism and obscurantism.
We believe that we will prevail against terrorism and we want all the Lebanese to be in the victory circle and not outside it -- so that no one feels defeated," Bassil said.