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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The rupee held the overnight levels against the dollar for buying and selling at Rs 104.70 and 104.72 respectively.
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The rupee managed to sustain overnight levels against the dollar in process of trading, Kamal Hayder, Research Analyst-PAGE said.
If country's remittances improve and overall economic situation perform well, then the rupee would be able to sustain it's levels against the dollar.
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