level (something) against (someone or something)(redirected from level it against)
level (something) against (someone or something)
To aim or direct some criticism or verbal attack at someone or something. Often used in passive constructions. I have had my fair share of unfair accusations leveled against me over the years, but I've learned to work through it. She isn't above leveling disparaging remarks against her employees as a way of asserting her control.
See also: level
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