march against

march against someone or something

to march in a demonstration against someone or something. The demonstrators marched against the mayor. The citizens got together and marched against crime and injustice.
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If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.
This answer, and the present, so provoked Mahomet, who was at dinner when he received it, that he rose from table immediately to march against the Portuguese, imagining he should meet with no resistance; and indeed, any man, however brave, would have been of the same opinion; for his forces consisted of fifteen thousand foot, beside a numerous body of cavalry, and the Portuguese commander had but three hundred and fifty men, having lost eight in attacking some passes, and left forty at Mazma, to maintain an open intercourse with the viceroy of the Indies.
On the seventh day of February, as I was hunting, to procure meat for the company, I met with a party of one hundred and two Indians, and two Frenchmen, on their march against Boonsborough, that place being particularly the object of the enemy.
When I returned to Chelicothe, alarmed to see four hundred and fifty Indians, of their choicest warriors, painted and armed in a fearful manner, ready to march against Boonsborough, I determined to escape the first opportunity.
We advanced within four miles thereof, where we met a party of thirty Indians, on their march against Boonsborough, intending to join the others from Chelicothe.
He said he would march against the dragon in the morning.
The French are good soldiers,” said Captain Hollis ter; “they stood us in hand a good turn at Yorktown; nor do I think, although I am an ignorant man about the great movements of the army, that his excellency would have been able to march against Cornwallis without their reinforcements.
Summary: Sikar (Rajasthan) [India], Mar 13 (ANI): Scores of burkha-clad women held a protest march against Triple Talaq Bill in Rajasthan's Sikar on Monday, which criminalises the practice of instant divorce.
Clearly, then, this is not a march against terrorism, but simply a front for demonising and targeting our Muslim community.
Jamaat-e-Islami million march against US Jerusalem move will start from Nipa Chowrangi and culminate at Hassan Squar.
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Ironically for the BJP, the 31-year-old Rakesh's face was among those portrayed on a BJP campaign poster in January this year when the party held a march against what it called a march against 'black money fronts'.
The March Against Fear: The Last Great Walk of the Civil Rights Movement and the Emergence of Black Power.
PESHAWAR -- Member Provincial Assembly Yaseen Khalil of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf on Tuesday organized a rally in Peshawar to prepare the PTI workers for Raiwand March against the Panaama Papers investigations.
PTI Chairman invited all political parties, including Pakistan People's Party (PPP), to Raiwind March against the federal government.