wage against

wage something against someone or something

to carry on something against someone or a group. They waged war against the aggressors. Are you still waging your battle against your father?
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At SWTUF, Ghandour fought relentlessly for bumping the minimum wage against government wishes which stressed that this step would increase inflationary pressures.
That should be repeatedly pointed out in the battle that evolution scientists are currently forced to wage against religious creationists, the author asserts.
The duo seems to view these regulations (they refer to them as ``a la carte'') as a proxy in other parochial wars they want to wage against the cable industry.
As a result, however momentarily, we are led to consider the fragility of youth against the backdrop of the wars we wage against one another.
WHAT about that war that the Scottish Health Minister Malcolm Chisholm said he would wage against the quangos and fat cats who hold the purse-strings for all our hospitals?
The reality is that there is a much bigger conflict that the two parties jointly wage against large numbers of Americans who are represented by neither and against powerless millions around the world.