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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On the reason behind the formation of the IRGC, he said, "After the victory of the glorious revolution in Iran, many enemies in the region and the world wanted our revolution not to last more than a few weeks and months, so they hatched plots against us, one of which was forming a campaign of terror against the Iranian nation."
In conversation with media outlets outside London's Harley Clinic, the PML-N leader stated: 'The plots against us have shown that PML-N is winning.'
The plots against us have shown that PML-N is winning, she said while speaking to media outside Harley Clinic in London.
"The real risk is not just this source, but future sources of information about plots against us," said Matt Olsen, the former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center and an ABC News contributor.
US airstrikes targeting AQAP's leaders and mid-level commanders involved in plots against US interests act as a stopgap to supplement Yemen's capabilities and degrade the leadership network driving external threats.
"We believe in defending and safeguarding our national unity, whereby all strife plots against us remain mere illusions that can never weaken us," added Khreiss.
Backing Kristol's advice, FPI Executive Director Jamie Fly called for Obama to emulate ex-presidents Reagan and Clinton who ordered strikes against Libya in 1986 and Iraq in 1993 in retaliation for alleged terrorist plots against US targets.
Since 9/11, it has been crystal clear that we have needed more spies in countries where plots against us may be being hatched.
Kuwait has its own share of militants who sympathise or are part of the Al Qaeda network but the possible involvement of members of the security forces in plots against US forces would represent a more serious challenge to Kuwait.