march against (someone or something)

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march against (someone or something)

To join in a protest march in opposition to someone or something. Nearly 200,000 people have come to march against the legislation being pushed forward by the new administration. Protestors marching against the new prime minister were violently dispelled by police forces earlier this morning.
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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.
See also: march
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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We had warned tribes beyond these boundaries that they must not trespass, and we had marched against and severely punished those who had.
Summary: Biarritz [France], Aug 25 (ANI): Organisers estimate that at least 15,000 people marched against the G7 summit from France's Hendaye to Spain's Irun on Saturday.
PROTESTERS in France threw firebombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as hundreds marched against far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen.
Coca producers in Colombia have marched against the government's new crop substitution program, part of the peace deal with the FARC rebel group.
We marched against belt marks on the backs of a girl's lily-white legs.
Venezuela accuses US of promoting destabilization Venezuela accused the United States on Sunday of backing anti-government protesters who have marched against the leftist leader for two weeks.
BLUE Peter icon Valerie Singleton marched against plans to open a huge Tesco in her hometown.
THOUSANDS of people have marched against Russian leader Vladimir Putin in St Petersburg.
Summary: Senior officers focused too much on the potential use of the kettling tactic as protesters marched against the Government's spending cuts.
ANGRY union members from across Wales marched against the coalition yesterday - warning it was the first protest of many.
Thousands of Arabs and leftists marched against the original bill in Tel Aviv Saturday night and called it racist.
The protest started on Tuesday midday; people marched against the buffer zone and in support of the farmers that Israeli is destroying their lands to create this buffer zone.Protesters reached about 150 meters away from the security fence and the Eriz border crossing worth Israeli before soldiers opened fire at the people; no injuries were reported.Organizers ended the march after some activists managed to remove some of the military barbed wire and hanged a Palestinian flag there.Beit Hanoun Committee against the buffer zone and in support of the farmers has been organizing protests against the Israeli constant attacks for the past two years.
OAP Monty Goldman joined the protests against Griffin - 70 years after he marched against fascist Oswald Mosley.
Addressing a press conference here at the press club on Monday, he said that hundreds of PPP workers along with flood-affected people of Kharan district long marched against the corruption of the Kharan nazimeen.
About 100 people marched against the Act which puts limits on demonstrations meaning police permission must be obtained.