lodge against

lodge something against someone

to place a charge against someone. The neighbors lodged a complaint against us for walking on their grass. I want to lodge an assault charge against Randy.
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lodge something against something

to place or prop something against something. We lodged the chest against the door, making it difficult or impossible to open. Let's lodge the stone against the side of the barn to help support it.
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IS SOLIHULL Council so short of money that it is proposing to demolish pleasant properties in Solihull Lodge against the wishes of many householders and offer a large site to developers?