go against (someone or something)

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go against (someone or something)

1. To oppose, disagree with, or compete against someone or something. I can't take money from a charity like that, it goes against all of my core principles. You'll be going against a state champion in the next match, so you'll have to give it everything you've got!
2. To be or signal a disadvantage or undesired outcome for someone or something. The senator's uncouth comments are certain to go against him in his re-election campaign. Though we thought we had an airtight legal argument, but the court case ultimately went against us.
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go against

Oppose, be in conflict with, as in Does this legislation go against their best interest? [c. 1600] Also see against the grain.
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go against

v.
1. To oppose or be in conflict with something, especially a directive or a set of beliefs: Telling such lies goes against my religious beliefs. They went against their lawyers' recommendations, and now they're in jail.
2. To decide someone or something is wrong or guilty, especially in a court of law: This case finally went against the defendants, and they had to pay a fine.
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Love said: "It was very tough, we didn't really help ourselves going down 2-0 after 10 minutes but we fought hard and had a lot of decisions go against us.
"We have have quite a few guesses go against us which is a shame but we have to live with that.
When a game starts to go against us there's no bite or grit there to start fighting back.
"I know they've had a few bad results of late but I'm sure they'll be raring to go against us."
JI Chief said that the measures taken by Trump against the country would ultimately go against US itself and it would stand isolated.
"Each time the draw seemed to go against us when it was 50-50 we could get any easier team.
"We've had so many decisions go against us, and things like that are going against us at the moment.
Shields said: "We've had a few go against us so I'll take it."
Gaffer George Shields said: "It was a heavily deflected goal but we've had a few go against us recently so I'll take that."
"ey saw it in the rst half, but not in the second when their side were winning, and overall, it seemed all the decisions which could go against us did go against us.
The goalkeeper has tried his best but it just seemed like everything that could go against us was going against us.
It is a lot easier to have decisions to go against us.
"We got over the line but couldn't get the vital touch down and some important decisions appeared to go against us at times.
"That's important to us, the semi-finals, we will be looking at them because we are up against Chelsea for that Europa League place if the results go against us, and that's still very, very tough on us.
"We had a man sent off - which was debatable - and had a number of refereeing calls go against us.