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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.
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react to someone or something

to act in response to someone or something. You made some very good points. I would like to take some time to react to you. How did Mary react to the news?
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How A Lebanese Southerner Reacted To The Israeli Bombings The hilarious way a Lebanese Southerner reacted to the Israeli bombings.
Several from the Algerian cabinet as well Algerian people reacted to Ouyahia's statements.
The IgA preparation from normal human colostrum reacted significantly with some pharmacologically active pectic polysaccharides, bupleuran 2IIb, AAFIIb-2 and AR 2IId from B.
But they also reacted with signs of confusion and distress, such as squealing, curling up on the floor, and trying to escape from the test chamber.
Mg becomes soluble in molten iron only after it has reacted and reached equilibrium with the sulfur (S) and oxygen (O).
Since EVA has no reactive "handles" for the hydrazide functionality, Elf Atochem reacted HA-R100 with an anhydride to raise the molecular weight, thus preventing migration and providing a resin-compatible "carrier.
They reacted within one to two hours after consuming the MSG.
Bizo examined data across its entire network to determine how the day of the week an online ad is served impacted whether a business professional reacted to it.
Patapoutian's team found that two types of thermoTRP channels, designated TRIA1 and TRPV1, reacted to the extract from raw garlic but not to the extract from baked garlic, which has a less pungent taste.
He shouldn't have thrown a bottle, but I shouldn't have reacted that way.
The only reaction that could occur would be if the molten iron reacted with oxygen (in the air in the mold, or in the moisture in the sand) to form iron oxide; this oxide could then react with the sand.
It is the author's opinion that rubber, when properly reacted in the AC, provides memory to the binder matrix and thereby accelerates healing without loss of physical properties in the pavement.
Most of the genes that became active were located in the plant tissues directly exposed to the extracts, but some unexposed tissues reacted as if they had picked up a systemwide danger signal.
the City Council has reacted to tragedy with - what else?