level (something) against (someone or something)

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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.
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A guaranty by the national authority would be as much levelled against the usurpations of rulers as against the ferments and outrages of faction and sedition in the community.
Whilst the objection itself is levelled against a pretended oligarchy, the principle of it strikes at the very root of republican government.
Mohsin Abbas through his application had requested the court for grant of bail while claiming that allegations levelled against him were false.
Summary: New Delhi (India), July 12 (ANI): "Would request the media not to fan these bizarre claims of an unscrupulous man," Sonakshi Sinha tweeted in response to the allegations levelled against her by an event organiser, accusing the actor of accepting payment for an event she did not attend.
But corruption allegations levelled against Vice Chancellor Peter Mbithi should be investigated.
Charges of Corruption amounting to Rs 710 million and inflicting loss on national kitty have been levelled against Dr Fateh Baraft.
The committee would also investigate allegations of abuse and intimidation levelled against soldiers during the elections.
The allegations levelled against the suspect in FIR included posting hatred, provocative material and write-ups on the Facebook.
They rejected all the allegations levelled against Agha Siraj Durrani and demanded of the concerned authorities to ensure his release, otherwise they have threatened to accelerate their protest circle.
HYDERABAD -- The University of Sufism and Modern Sciences, Bhit Shah, on Monday rejected allegations levelled against the university vice chancellor by some speakers at a sughar conference held in Larkana on Dec 12.
Lahore -- Former PM Nawaz Sharif, in his response to a petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking treason charges against him, has termed the allegations levelled against him as 'unimaginable' and questioned how his 'patriotism' could be doubted in the light of his services to the country.
After investigation allegations levelled against the accused got proved and the Anti-Corruption team arrested him.
They further called on the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar to afford the sacked judges an opportunity to defend themselves against the charges levelled against them.
ISLAMABAD -- The Army on Sunday demanded Supreme Court of initiate 'process to ascertain the veracity of allegations levelled against state institutions' by the Islamabad High Court judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui.
Alonto added that Dela Serna should just answer the accusations levelled against her and not muddle the issue.