crusade against (someone or something)

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crusade against (someone or something)

To strongly oppose someone or something and encourage others to do the same. Many people in our small town are crusading against that big construction project because they feel that we don't need more stores so close to our homes.
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crusade against someone or something

to campaign or demonstrate against someone or something. You are always crusading against one cause or another. Ed started crusading against Eric and the latter threatened suit.
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PRESIDENT Hugo Chavez, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela and crusaded against US influence, died yesterday at the age of 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.
HUGO CHAVEZ, the fiery populist who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against US influence and championed a leftist revival across Latin America, died on Tuesday at age 58 after a nearly two-year bout with cancer.
There were a couple of people who crusaded against us, but they were turned into pillars of salt and we've had no trouble since.