inform against (someone)

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inform against (someone)

To share or reveal compromising information about someone, usually to the authorities. If you inform against him to the cops, he'll definitely send some of his goons out after you. Yeah, I know about your shady deals, but I didn't inform against you, I swear!
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So its essential that people understand the risks that flooding poses to property and personal safety, and that they find out what they can do to keep themselves warned and informed against any future flood risk.
Police have not yet informed against whom exactly the FIR has been filed, while it has been confirmed that AAP leader and New Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has not been named.
Sue O'Neil, flood manager for the Environment Agency, said: "It is essential that local people understand the risks that flooding poses to their property and personal safety, that they find out what they can do to keep themselves warned and informed against any future flood risk, and any actions they can take to reduce their risk.
Children should also be informed against carrying the bag over one shoulder.
She has an affair with a British officer, but when her romance is uncovered, it leads to false accusations that she has informed against a local group of Republican insurgents prompting the townsfolk to inflict a brutal punishment.
This is regretful, but Betfair frequently makes changes to its software and we always have to weigh up the balance between keeping customers informed against inundating them with information, and no terms and conditions were broken."
We do not know from the letter-book who informed against Master Blakeney, but someone did.
Sarah Jones, Elizabeth Armstrong, and Mary Jackson, three notorious informers, are quoted as saying that "Mary Leonard of Hammersmith, had been informed against by them, but she had escaped; yet nevertheless they would make her pay for it, right or wrong, for that she had affronted them, and had made them spend 6 s.
All of the individuals denounced by these ten women (one of them informed against sixteen people) were put to death.