transgress against

transgress against someone or something

to make an offense against someone or something. (Stilted and formal.) I did not mean to transgress against you. We did not transgress against the rules of the college.
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He called for deferring to the logic of dialogue of peace, not deferring to the logic of intimidation, displacement, extremism and takfiri mentality, voicing rejection of the concept of clashes, adding "this doesn't mean that we will submit and yield to those who transgress against our people and sanctities.
Our pacifist people are right holders, while terrorists transgress against the rights of others through undermining national gains, and therefore, need to be faced firmly with the law, and in accordance with its provisions," he added.
It is correct to ask where is his moral authority to lead when his henchmen transgress against the faith of Islam in such a blatant and heinous manner.
Employers should be prepared to demonstrate their requests for social networking information is connected to the job; that the information obtained is accurate; that it does not transgress against third parties; and cannot be reasonably obtained by use of other methods and sources.
We have not only stood and watched but have marched hand-in-hand together to resist and defeat the designs of those who wish to transgress against the values of humanity, he remarked.
From Cervantes to Proust to Joyce, long before the clatter of postmodernism, the best narrative fiction has come from imaginative literary rebels determined to transgress against whatever brew constituted the wellmade novel of their time.
If somebody transgresses against you, transgress against them the same way.
Their job is to see that the laws of the land are upheld and to bring those who transgress against them to justice.
If you transgress against our communities we will name and shame you and do our best to picture you in this newspaper.
What is crucial, however, is that, as Jews, we cannot forgive someone who did not transgress against us directly.
In their individual essays, the two editors of Feminist Measures use Rich's feminism as an emblem of limit, and value women poets who transgress against Rich's sense of the forms and epistemologies that are decorous for women's poetry.
The statement affirmed that those responsible for shedding the blood of innocent Syrians will not go unpunished, and that history knows how the Syrian people deal with those who transgress against it, be they a major country or mercenaries under the yoke of masters who teach them to violate human rights.
And it is a book which examines the chances of redemption for those who transgress against God, the law, family and each other.
Leader of the Armenian Catholic community in Qamishli, Antranig Ivasian, said "we're Syrians through and throughC* we will never allow anyone to transgress against Syria which will always remain the land of love, peace, coexistence and fraternityC* the Syrian people will remain indivisible.