rise up against (someone or something)(redirected from rising up against)
rise up 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 up against the management and began an organized strike. Citizens around the country have begun rising up in response to the military's seizure of power.
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