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

To establish a plan to overthrow or ruin someone or something: The spies plotted against the government.
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References in classic literature ?
At this moment he was standing before the fire, listening to a discussion between his uncles and his father, looking as wise as a young owl, and blissfully unconscious of the plots against him.
Maduro says Washington's plots against him are part of a wider offensive against Latin American leaders defying the US hegemony.
Since winning an April election to replace late Socialist leader Hugo Chavez, Maduro has been constantly alleging plots against him ranging from several assassination plots to Washington-backed plans to create shortages of consumer goods.
IF half the rumours of plots against him are true, then Iain Duncan Smith's leadership of the Conservative Party is on borrowed time.
There were several plots against him, both internal and external, and nocturnal civil disorder was rife in early 1481.