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  1. Against All Odds

    Against All Odds is a neo-noir 1984 film, a remake of Out of the Past. The movie was directed by Taylor Hackford and features Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges, and James Woods. Supporting players include Jane Greer, Alex Karras, Richard Widmark, and Dorian Harewood. The movie's soundtrack, nominated for a Grammy Award, featured songs from Big Country, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, Stevie Nicks, and Genesis breakout stars Mike Rutherford, Peter Gabriel, and Phil Collins. Collins sang the title song, which was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Original Song and for an Golden Globe Award as Best Original Song, being one of the top-selling singles of 1984.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of against all odds in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of against all odds in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jeb Bush:

    Women who bring up children by themselves do it heroically, they do it against all odds, men who don't feel responsible for being part of their child's life create real strains on that family.

  2. Paul Meanwhile:

    Two Trump backers are not trading Two Trump backers liberty for anything. Not now, not never. Hell no, against all odds, tonight, liberty beat four sitting governors from the established government.

  3. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Against all odds, we achieved this huge victory, now we should form a strong and stable government that will be able to take care of the security, safety and welfare of each and every citizen of Israel.

  4. Leonardo DiCaprio:

    It's epic poetry, an existential journey through nature, and this man finding a will to live against all odds, yet he changes, nature changes him and I think those elements changed him while we were doing the movie.

  5. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Against all odds, we achieved a great victory for the Likud, i am proud of the people of Israel, who in the moment of truth knew how to distinguish between what is important and what is peripheral, and to insist on what is important.

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  • contra todo pronósticoSpanish
  • contre toute attenteFrench
  • כנגד כל הסיכוייםHebrew
  • contra todas as probabilidadesPortuguese
  • несмотря на все трудностиRussian

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