side against


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side against someone

to be against someone; to take sides against someone. I thought you were my friend! I never thought you would side against me! The two brothers were always siding against their sister.
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side against

Refuse to support, oppose in a dispute, as in The older club members sided against the new program director and her strenuous exercise programs . [First half of 1700s] For the antonym, see side with.
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side against

v.
To align oneself against someone or something in a disagreement: Our opponents will side against the proposal if we don't revise it.
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References in classic literature ?
Unconsciously he took Rodriguez' side against Helen, who seemed to have taken an unreasonable prejudice against him.
The MP commented on the fighting of Hizbullah side by side with ISIS at Al-Qaa and Ras Baalbeck outskirts regions by saying that "Hizbullah and ISIS are fighting side by side against Al-Fath Army at Arsal outskirts.
With Brentford's first team out of action because of the international break, Macleod will play for their development side against Nottingham Forest.
Huddersfield Giants' Jake Connor (top) scored for the Under 19 side against Wigan |Warriors at Laund Hill JOHN RUSHWORTH HUDDERSFIELD Giants Under 19s side slipped to a tenth defeat of the season as they went down 38-18 against Wigan Warriors at Laund Hill.
Also disappointed will be Jack Sheedy, who will have targeted a win for his Longford side against Cavan but lost by two points.
Some of us remember the days when the UK and US proudly stood side by side against Russian imperialism - and Russia in those days was even more powerful than today.
Shrimpers chairman Ron Martin confirmed that Sturrock, whose three-year contract was due to expire in the summer, would be axed with immediate effect, yet, as a 'privilege,' he would come back to lead the side against Crewe on April 7.
SCOTT SINCLAIR missed a penalty on his first outing in a MANCHESTER CITY shirt as he was given a run out for their Under-21s side against Liverpool.
When a track shoe nut is installed upside down--with the rounded side against the track shoe--vibration will loosen the nut.
However, the Welsh Rugby Union contended Shingler was tied to them having played for their Under-20s side against France in 2011 with the age grade side deemed as the Welsh second side.
Davis, who captained the side against Estonia when injury denied Hughes what was supposed to have been a farewell appearance, did not expect to get the nod.
It is pertinent to mention, that several incidents of organized attacks were carried out reportedly by militants from Afghanistan side against the check post in Dir and Chitral in last couple of months and Pakistan had warned of full-fledge retaliation if the attacks continued.
Grant leads out the Premier League's bottom side against Arsenal this evening with constant rumours surrounding his future and he is rated 1-3 favourite in the sack race.
O'Connor, who is joined by Australia team-mate Matt Giteau in the Baa-baas line-up, converted his own last-minute, match-winning try against New Zealand in Hong Kong at the weekend and is set to make his debut for the representative side against the Springboks.
ST HELENS Recs skipper David Heyes is relishing the chance to pit his side against Premier League outfit Ormskirk in tonight's Echo Knockout semi-final at Ruskin Drive (6pm).