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rise against (someone or something)

To rebel or revolt against someone or something; to begin resisting or defying someone or something. After their pay was cut a third time, the employees rose against the management and began an organized strike. Citizens around the country have begun rising against the military's seizure of power.
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rise (up) against someone or something

to challenge someone or something; to rebel against someone or something. The citizens rose up against their elected officials. They rose up against the abusive power of the government.
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Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger relief organization, aims to show the world that it is, in fact, possible to end hunger by the year 2030.
Attendees to our Annual Meeting can volunteer their time to help the Rise Against Hunger organization in their efforts to feed those in need."
In conclusion, CWR urged all freedom and democracy-loving women to express rage and rise against the tyrannical rule and the unabated human rights attacks of this administration.
Rise Against Hunger's Meal Packaging Events are a volunteer-based program that coordinates the streamlined packaging of highly nutritious dehydrated meals comprised of rice, soy, vegetables and 23 essential vitamins and minerals.
Packing was simultaneously done in nine other locations worldwide such as the Rise Against Hunger offices in the US, Italy, and South Africa.
Rise Against Hunger is an international hunger relief organisation that distributes food and life-changing aid to the world's most vulnerable people
'What country would survive if its citizens rise against the country's organised, trained and equipped military?
Can a Pakistani go to Canada and address a public meeting inciting Canadians to rise against Justin Trudeau?
TOKYO, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- Tokyo stocks continued to rise Tuesday, with a key index ending at a 26-year high on expectations of world economic recovery and a halt in the yen's rise against the US dollar.
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali has voiced displeasure over publication of his distorted statements by newspapers, saying he did not exhort masses to rise against the government.
The US dollar has continued to rise against the Egyptian pound, officially reaching EGP 7.59 selling and EGP 7.56 buying rates on Thursday
Global Banking News-October 25, 2013--Euro rise against dollar no cause for concern for Asmussen(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Summary: Sterling's rise against the dollar in the wake of the Bank of England's new "forward guidance" on monetary policy may have some room to run but factors favouring the greenback may cap the pound's rally.
Tokyo, Ramadan 20, 1434, Jul 29, 2013, SPA - Japanese shares plunged more than 3 per cent Monday, falling for the fourth consecutive trading day, as export-linked shares were pulled down by the yen's rise against major currencies.