mount resistance

mount resistance

To try to stop or keep something from happening. I'm worried that the townspeople are going to mount resistance once they learn that yet another tax has been levied against them.
See also: mount, resistance
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With the Lady Warriors starting to mount resistance, Adamson's veterans Jema Galanza and Mylene Paat came to the Lady Falcons' rescue.
The main stated reason was that Mughniyeh and his companions were preparing the infrastructure to mount resistance operations into the Israeli-occupied side of the Golan.
The camera was unable to separate Phantom Bridge, ridden by William Nevett and Davy's mount Resistance in the Beechfield Handicap.
The weak and vulnerable and those least likely to mount resistance, like single parents, will also be hammered.
For they prove every day that they are losers, ineligible to rule and even to mount resistance. For this reason, they must have mercy on the Palestinians and step down.
Subsequent chapters take the same approach in exploring the ways enslaved people used secret meetings and parties, the wearing of prohibited clothing, the consumption of alcohol, and homes and private property to mount resistance (60-61, 116).