protest against (someone or something)(redirected from protesting against somebody)
protest against (someone or something)
1. To complain about, object to, or vocally disapprove of someone or something. The kids wouldn't stop protesting against my camping trip idea, saying they wanted to go to Disneyland instead. I heard that someone has been protesting against me to upper management.
2. To join or participate in a public demonstration or rally in opposition to someone or something. Nearly 40,000 marchers descended on the capitol building to protest against the government's new law. A large group of students are protesting against the university's new president.
See also: protest
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