conspire against (something or someone)

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conspire against (something or someone)

To join together in force or combine in such a way as to foil or defeat someone or something. The wind and rain conspired against our plans for an outdoor barbecue. His two younger brothers conspired against him to have him removed from the head of the company.
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Devi said she wanted a trial with more transparency, and said that officials of the Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) had conspired against her to keep her name off the list.
Devi even named IBF General Secretary Muralidharan Raja as having conspired against her.
Turner enjoyed an armchair ride on the Jeff King-trained six-year-old, on whom she had also scored at Salisbury last week, and was happy to forget Brighton, where circumstances conspired against her and her riding of Brave Dane perhaps looked worse than it was.
Mrs Edwards, of Whitley, Coventry, claimed police officers and other traffic wardens conspired against her because she was black.