react against

react against someone or something

to respond negatively to someone or something. Why did she react against me so strongly? There is no need to react against the plan with such force.
See also: react
References in classic literature ?
I was afraid that you would react against Paul until you went over the verge.
He remembered very vividly the violence of the emotion which had possessed him and his inability, as if he were tied down to the ground with ropes, to react against it.
You can go to Germany, how many teams can really react against Bayern Munich, how many teams are powerful enough to react against Bayern Munich's dominance?
Afkham urged the legal and international organizations to step in and react against such measures and force the Zionist regime to stop its criminal acts against Palestinian inmates and respect national sovereignty of the Palestinian government.
The JI Ameer was of the view that if parliament was snipped by repudiation, the constitution the JI will strictly react against it.
It's all about how we react against Carrick and to be fair the players even reacted well in the second half on Saturday, but we can't afford to go 2-0 down," McAlinden said.
ATK Defense Group Defense Electronic Systems division vice-president and general manager Bill Kasting said the company%s warning systems provide the aircraft with the ability to detect and react against hostile threats in combat.
ALAN PARDEW says his side MUST react against Manchester United tomorrow.
Indicating that India had been slow to react against Devyani's re-indictment by the U.
It must be about what drives people to the point where the only escape is to drink to excess and to react against the society which has largely turned its back on them.
THE Employers Federation (OEV) yesterday warned over unintended consequences of striking and rallying against privatisations and austerity, while unions said they had no choice but to react against the country's dismal social and financial prospects.
If the allegations are true, it is inevitable that the international community should take the required stand and react against this unacceptable atrocity, which constitutes a crime against humanity," the statement added.
Mapping laws affecting Internet users in the Arab region Many groups of NGOs, activists in the Arab region are coming together online and offline in the last two years to protest and react against specific laws that are affecting negatively their rights as Internet users.
Commenting on the recent situation at Line of Control (LoC), JI Karachi Chief said that the entire nation is stand shoulder to shoulder with Pakistan Army in order to react against India's barbarism.
NNA - Future parliamentary bloc met Tuesday at the Centre House and urged the President of the Republic, Michel Sleiman, to react against the positions voiced by Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour and Hezbollah pertaining to the Syrian crisis.