plot against (something or someone)

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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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'We have allowed our Brothers from the other side to work with us but they should not imagine that we are foolish, they ask us to work together and on the other hand they plot against us," Ruto said.
"We will not let this bunch of anti-Iranians in the White House be able to plot against us." Iran's official unemployment rate is 12 percent, with youth unemployment as high as 25 percent in a country where 60 percent of the 80 million population is under 30.
We and Qatar are one family and our interests are the same, so our policies should be built on such premises, and not with strangers who conspire and plot against us and who want to control our countries and our potentials," Shaikh Khalid said.
"However, solidarity of our people foiled the plot against us and manifested the most wonderful picture of national unity."
Some of the main reasons for this are: | The expenses scandal which showed MPs more interested in what they could get out, rather than what they could put in; | the feeling that our laws and territory have been taKen over by Europe, so our own Parliament is increasingly powerless (for example our inability to remove people who hate us, plot against us and have no right to be here); and finally | a feeling that whoever taKes power, the problems of debt, unemployment and falling living standards will continue, whatever promises are made.
In my view, it is an absurd foreign policy to indirectly fund a terrorist network that has killed Americans and continues to plot against us," he remarked.
During our struggle, the government will plot against us and even the society will challenge us, but we should maintain our calm and continue with our work," he said.
" As we speak, Al Qaeda continues to plot against us, and its leadership remains anchored in the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
"As we speak, al-Qaida continues to plot against us, and its leadership remains anchored in the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
"Our capacity to show not merely tolerance, but respect towards those who are different from us, and that way of life, that quintessentially American creed, stands in stark contrast to the nihilism of those who attacked us on that September morning, and who continue to plot against us today," he said.
""Our capacity to show not merely tolerance, but respect towards those who are different from us and that way of life, that quintessentially American creed, stands in stark contrast to the nihilism of those who attacked us on that September morning, and who continue to plot against us today."
I am furious that we pay these dangerous men to live in our country so they can plot against us. We are so blinded by PC rubbish we can no longer see the wood for the trees and it's affecting every part of our lives.
He said: "Let us renew our resolve against those who perpetrated this barbaric act and who plot against us still.
"Let us renew our resolve against those who perpetrated this barbaric act and who plot against us still," Mr Obama said in Washington under rainy skies at the memorial to the victims.
"Let us renew our resolve against those who perpetrated this barbaric act and who plot against us still," Obama said at a ceremony at a memorial at the Pentagon military headquarters, which was hit by a hijacked plane.