line up against

line someone or something up against something

to put people or things into a row in front of or against something. We lined everyone up against the wall for the photograph. Please line up everyone against the wall.
See also: line, up

line up against someone or something

to organize against someone or something. Our people lined up against the candidate and defeated her soundly. We will line up against the opposing party as we did during the last election.
See also: line, up