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plot against (something or someone)

To join together to form a scheme or plot to foil or defeat someone or something. The group was arrested for plotting against the monarch. His two younger brothers plotted against him to have him removed from the head of the company.
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plot against someone or something

to make a scheme against someone or something. All the counselors plotted against the czar. We plotted against the opposing party.
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plot against

v.
To establish a plan to overthrow or ruin someone or something: The spies plotted against the government.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's Advisor and Coordinating Secretary, Shiral Lakthilaka, on Wednesday rubbished media reports that claimed President had named Indian intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), for hatching an assassination plot against him.
New Delhi [India], Oct 17 ( ANI ): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's Advisor and Coordinating Secretary, Shiral Lakthilaka, on Wednesday rubbished media reports that claimed President had named Indian intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), for hatching an assassination plot against him.
Duterte earlier claimed that the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP), the Liberal Party (LP) and the Magdalo Party-list group were hatching an ouster plot against him.
The President claims the ouster plot against him "will go into high gear in October." And that's how the "Red October" plot apparently started rolling into play.
Going through the initial moves to impeach him in Congress, Estrada revealed having uncovered "3 D's" plot against him by his political enemies in cahoots with other anti-Estrada elements that also included the so-called "yellow" movement and the communist groups.
Duterte made the statement days after he revealed that a foreign government gave him information about an ouster plot against him slated next week, September 21.
Duterte disclosed the said destabilization plot against him after he issued a proclamation voiding the amnesty of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV.
Western intelligence agencies warned former Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri of an assassination plot against him, the Saudi-owned pan-Arab newspaper Asharq al-Awsat reported on Sunday.
ANTALYA (CyHAN)- The former leader of the main opposition party has dismissed a claim by a former top intelligence figure that a sex tape which led to his resignation was a plot against him conducted by the faith-based Hizmet movement.
GORDON Brown fears that Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth will quit the Cabinet in the wake of last week's failed plot against him.
CAROLINE Flint yesterday claimed Gordon Brown accused her of being part of a plot against him before she walked out of Government.
Former Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez knew beforehand the brewing ouster plot against him at the House of Representatives, a Palace official bared Tuesday.
Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III expressed confidence in the stability of his Senate leadership, choosing to shrug off rumors of an ouster plot against him just as the chamber buckled down to work at the resumption of the regular session.
MANILA -- Senator Antonio "Sonny" Trillanes IV said President Benigno Aquino III may now ignore the reported destabilization plot against him because the plan has not "progressed into something serious."