mount against

mount something against someone or something

to create or instigate something against someone or something. The prosecutor mounted a questionable case against Robert. The state mounted a very complex case against the company.
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Reactions continue to mount against this week's seizure and appointment of trustees to Kaynak Holding, a company that employs 8,000 people.
The accounts of customers who have not transferred money to the country are also under the threat of being closed, as international sanctions mount against Iran.
After last week's sensational opener, culminating with the shocking murder of police officer Georgia, the evidence continues to mount against 'bad cop' Lindsay Denton.
For a while now, the medical fraternity has been warning us about the anarchy antibiotics are preparing to mount against humans and for all understandable reasons.
As complaints mount against the ticket pricing policy of A[degrees]DO, the company changed to a "single price" policy in 2012.
But as the evidence begins to mount against him, she has to re-evaluate all her certainties.
The Rick Dutrow-trained winner was sharply away from stall seven and jockey Kent Desormeaux took a pull to settle his mount against the rail in third as Gayego set the early pace.
Suspicion begins to mount against Nell, who is taken away from her family to await trial.
Over the past several years, evidence has continued to mount against the food component called trans fat.
International criticism continues to mount against Japan for what many consider blatant disregard for the spirit and intent of international agreements banning commercial whaling since 1986, but Japan continues to hunt large whales for "scientific research" and sells the meat commercially.
A right angle power/data connector allows for space-saving vertical mounting and an optional straight power/data connector is available for a flat mount against the host circuit board.
Pressure has continued to mount against the family of the former Chief Justice India (CJI) with respect to the accumulation of wealth seen as disproportionate to his known sources of income.
International criticism continues to mount against Japan for what many consider blatant disregard for the spirit and intent of important, international agreements such as the IWC, which banned commercial whaling in 1986.