campaign against (someone or something)

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campaign against (someone or something)

1. To strongly oppose someone or something and encourage others to do the same; to fight against someone or something. Many people in our small town are campaigning against that big construction project because they feel that we don't need more stores so close to our homes.
2. To pursue an elected office against a specific opponent. I'll never win the student council presidency if I have to campaign against Caroline—she's so popular!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

campaign against someone or something

 
1. to crusade or battle against someone or something. Currently, I am campaigning against littering. Sarah is campaigning against crooked politicians.
2. to run one's political campaign against someone or something. I campaigned against the incumbent and won. John spent a lot of time campaigning against Sarah for class president.
See also: campaign
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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