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conspire against (something or someone)

To join together in force or combine in such a way as to foil or defeat someone or something. The wind and rain conspired against our plans for an outdoor barbecue. His two younger brothers conspired against him to have him removed from the head of the company.
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conspire with (one)

To plot or scheme with one. What are you kids whispering about back there? You better not be conspiring with each other! The president of the company conspired with his assistant to conceal all evidence of his crime.
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conspire with someone (against someone or something)

 and conspire (with someone) against someone or something
to join with someone in a plot against someone or something else. The CEO conspired with the board of directors against the stockholders. Ed conspired with Sam against the plan.
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Cowell, and ABC, conspired to destroy the very essence that the show 'Million Dollar Idea' is here to promote - the ability of the little guy with a big dream to take an idea and bring it to fruition.
It is also alleged that Berwyn Owen, with architect Derwyn Vaughan Owen, 41, of Swn-y-Don, Benllech, conspired to defraud Anglesey council over a grant for changing rooms at the football club.
Cornell has always believed that defendant Longboat breached the escrow agreement and that the other defendants in this case deliberately conspired to defraud the company of its funds.
The first charge alleges that he, jointly with Peter Hart, 38, a quantity surveyor formerly of Moelfre but now of Cyprus Avenue, Great Sutton, Wirral, conspired to defraud in relation to the grant of lease of land by Pentraeth community council to Pentraeth Football Club.
The first charge alleges that he, jointly with Peter Hart, 38, a quantity surveyor formerly of Moelfre but now of Cyprus Avenue, Great Sutton The Wirral, conspired to defraud in relation to the grant of lease of land by Pentraeth community council to Pentraeth Football Club.
conspired in a statewide scheme designed to defraud Allstate Insurance Company and Encompass Insurance, a subsidiary of Allstate.
Investigators say the suspects operated out of a Glendale business owned by Galoyan and Gyulnazaryan, where they conspired to kill inmates in the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail.
The first alleges that he, jointly with Peter Hart, 38, a quantity surveyor formerly of Moelfre but now of Cyprus Avenue, Great Sutton on the Wirral, conspired to defraud in relation to leasing of land by Pentraeth Community Council to Pentraeth Football Club.
Allegations against Margaret Gardener, 54, of Risca Road, Cross Keys, that she conspired to pervert the course of justice by falsely claiming the fire had been malicious and conspired to defraud the Prudential Insurance Company and of reckless arson were discontinued when the prosecution decided to offer no evidence against her.
in an ongoing effort to hold spammers accountable for their illegal and harmful actions, today announced an important legal action targeting several Florida junk emailers who conspired with international spam operators based in Thailand.
A former Burbank man who conspired to obstruct an investigation of Earthlink co-founder Reed Slatkin's nearly $600 million investment scam pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal charge.
The first charge alleges that he and Peter Hart, 38, a quantity surveyor formerly of Moelfre but now of Cyprus Avenue, Great Sutton, Wirral, conspired to defraud over the lease of land by Pentraeth community council to Pentraeth Football Club.
The lawsuit, brought against the Drummond Company, alleges that officials of Drummond aided and abetted the paramilitary forces that murdered Locarno, Orcasita and Soler, and conspired with these forces to carry out these murders.
The charges include the allegation that the men conspired to use a weapon of mass destruction against U.
Colm Murphy, 49, of Dundalk, Co Louth, conspired to cause the explosion which tore through the centre of the market town in one of the worst atrocities in the history of the Troubles, Dublin's Special Criminal Court was told.