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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.
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For how many years have Syrians been tormented and forced to leave their country on the flimsy ground that they mounted resistance? Finally, the statement issued by two Arab Shiite thinkers, Hani Fahs and Mohammed Ali Al-Amin, is worth mentioning.
Everywhere, incumbent regimes have mounted resistance. The unforgettable scene of camel- and horse-riding Hosni Mubarak supporters beating tech-savvy Egyptian protesters signaled that the old order would not yield without a fight.
Everywhere, incumbent regimes have mounted resistance. The unforgettable scene of camel- and horse-riding Mubarak supporters beating tech-savvy Egyptian protesters signals that the old order will not yield without a fight.