go against the grain


go against the grain

go against the grain

To go contrary to someone’s natural disposition: “Having to get up this early in the morning really goes against my grain.” This refers to the fact that someone who rubs his hand against the grain on a piece of lumber will get splinters.

Related Words for go against the grain distress, injure, bother, upset, hurt, nauseate, sicken, trouble, discomfort

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