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appeal against

To attempt to change a legal decision. Don't worry, we will appeal against the judge's sentence.
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appeal against something

to ask a court of appeals to change a ruling made by a lower court. My lawyer appealed against the judgment. We will file an appeal against the court ruling.
See also: appeal
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It was as if I had seen Dora, in all her fascinating artlessness, caressing Agnes, and thanking her, and coaxingly appealing against me, and loving me with all her childish innocence.
Max Power has been sent off three times, the club appealing against two of those dismissals and seeing one appeal granted and the other rejected.
Karnataka was under fire for not immediately appealing against her acquittal.
Gilroy is appealing against his conviction but has not launched an appeal against the sentence.
Prosecutor Neil Bannister told the court the Frenchman was no longer appealing against the fine.
THE number of disappointed parents appealing against their child's school allocation is set to top half a million today, according to new estimates.
THE fall-out from Harlequins' Heineken Cup quarter-final against Leinster reached a head yesterday with the resignation of director of rugby Dean Richards, while it was also confirmed Tom Williams is appealing against his 12-month ban.
Chef Mark Dixie is appealing against his conviction for murdering model Sally Anne Bowman, his lawyer said yesterday.
The mother of Lucie Blackman said today that prosecutors in Japan are appealing against the decision to clear a businessman of any involvement in her death.
LIVERPOOL will solve their keeper crisis by appealing against the red card that threatens Jerzy Dudek with a damaging suspension.
The Swedish property company Klovern AB said on Tuesday (23 May) that it was appealing against the decision on a tax surcharge.
Back said: "I was surprised to get a four-week ban but I have decided that there is no point appealing against it.
MANCHESTER UNITED will not be appealing against the sending-off of DarrenFletcher on Sunday because the player was dismissed for two bookableoffences.
'I think it's likely he will be appealing against the decision of the club,' McGuire said yesterday.
And a statement from the Tigers said: "The club have notified the RFU that they are appealing against the sentences in respect of the punching and stamping charges, and have asked for the appeal hearing to be convened as soon as possible next week."