unleash against

unleash someone or something against someone or something

to turn someone or something loose against someone or something. The army unleashed a horrible attack against the enemy. Max unleashed his bullies against the helpless merchants.
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NEIL Mitchell is pondering which of his two former Bees fly-halves to unleash against the Damson Park outfit when the sides clash this weekend.
While new coach Dunga is without captain Cafu, striker Ronaldo and the retired Roberto Carlos, he still has plenty of big names available to unleash against Toshack's new-look squad, like Kaka, Robinho, Gilberto and Edmilson.
The Wolverines (21-5) had plenty of energy they seemingly couldn't wait to unleash against Irvine, as they took control of the game early.
The change disrupted whatever offense the conservative Eagles had prepared to unleash against Dallas.