object to


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object to someone or something

to disapprove of someone or something. I object to him as your choice. I object to your opinion.
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object to

v.
To express disagreement with or disapproval of something: The city council objects to vulgar art displays in public buildings.
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References in classic literature ?
I have a notion," said Sir John, "that Miss Marianne would not object to such a scheme, if her elder sister would come into it.
Jennings' manners, and invariably disgusted by them, should overlook every inconvenience of that kind, should disregard whatever must be most wounding to her irritable feelings, in her pursuit of one object, was such a proof, so strong, so full, of the importance of that object to her, as Elinor, in spite of all that had passed, was not prepared to witness.
In order for a learning object to be truly reusable, instructors must be able to place it into the context of another learning objective or lesson in meaningful ways (Wiley, 2000).
Finally, another feature of affective authenticity significant in the realm of the artifact is the ability of a cultural object to carry within it memories that, taken together, constitute an identity.
To implement the first capability, a small "manipulation-control object" is placed near the object to be controlled.
If it is a database query object, when you connect the object to a particular table on a data base, it will automatically acquire outlets corresponding to the fields in that database.
JOR was created specifically for DB2 Universal Database and has implemented the features need by Java and DB2 developers to create a complete object to relational solution.
These requirements led us to look for Java object to RDBMS mapping solutions as well as Java ODBMS technology and the O2's Java Relational Binding is particularly well designed in terms of the simplicity and elegance of its Java language interface, dramatically enhancing developer's productivity," added Greenspon.