lead (someone or something) against (someone or something else)

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lead (someone or something) against (someone or something else)

To lead someone or something in attack, opposition, or competition against someone or something else. The star quarterback led his team against their crosstown rivals in the championship match. She was selected to lead the battalion against the rebel insurgents.
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lead someone or something against someone or something

to manage someone or a group in an attack on someone or something. The general led the entire company against the troops holding the city. They led two platoons against the enemy position.
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From Anandpur Sahib, former Union Minister Manish Tewari of the Congress was leading against Prof Prem Singh Chandumajra of SAD, while Union Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Harsimrat Kaur Badal was leading over Amrinder Singh Raja Warring of the Congress.
In Hoshiarpur, BJP's Som Prakash was leading against Dr Raj Kumar Chabbewal of the Congress.
In Jalandhar, Santok Singh Chaudhary of the Congress was leading against SAD's Charanjit Singh Atwal.
NA-92 Sargodha: PML-N's Syed Javed Hasnain Shah, with 28581 votes, is leading against Sahibzada Naeem Ud Din Sialvi of PTI.
NA-107 Faisalabad: Khurram Shehzad of PTI is leading against Haji Muhammad Akram Ansari with 126441 votes.
NA-121 Sheikhupura: Javed Latif of PML-N, with 101622 votes, is leading against PTI's Muhammad Saeed Virk.
NA-141 Okara: PML-N's Nadeem Abbas Rabera, with 62318 votes, is leading against PTI's Syed Samsan Shah Bukhari.
NA-144 Okara: PML-N's Muhammad Moin Khan Watto, with 61467 votes, is leading against independent candidate Manzoor Wattoo, who bagged 52,461 votes.
NA-184: PPP's Nawabzada Iftikhar Ahmed Khan, with 47903 votes, is leading against Jamshed Ahmed Dasti of ARP
NA-202: PPP's Aftab Shahban Mirani, with 72159 votes, is leading against Nasir Mehmmod Soomro of MMA, who has bagged 36046 votes.
NA-204: PPP candidate Khalid Ahmed Khan, with 99878 votes, is leading against Abdul Haque, who has bagged 91739 votes.
PTI chief Imran Khan was also leading against his rival Akram Khan Durrani, a former chief minister and key leader of JUI-F, in NA-35 Bannu.
Bijapur, which earlier was won by the BJP, Vikram Mandavi of the Congress party is leading against BJP's Mahesh Gadga with a margin of 14069 votes.
The Congress has also taken over BJP's Antagarh where its candidate Anoop Nag is leading against BJP's Vikram Usendi.