scheme against (someone or something)

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scheme against (someone or something)

To form or contrive a secret or devious plan or conspiracy in order to oppose, overthrow, or undermine someone or something; to plot against someone or something. A group of lower-level executives have been scheming against the CEO in a bid to wrest control of the company away from him. It turns out that they had been scheming against the alliance since the day it was formed.
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scheme against someone or something

to plot or conspire against someone or something. A group of generals was plotting against the government. They schemed against the king until he caught them and put an end to it.
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He said those scheming against the DP within Jubilee should prepare for a titanic battle ahead of the 2022 polls.
Though she got to take all of the patents for her products with her when she left, it appears she wasn't done with scheming against the family.
India after exploiting the sectarian and ethnic fault lines in Afghanistan, is attempting to gain space for her new maneuvers of using tribal power of Afghan people for sinister scheming against Pakistan.
He said PPP has been facing such attempts by undemocratic forces and through false cases from Shaheed Bhutto to Asif Zardari were put behind bars but world has seen PPP was still alive while those scheming against party were nowhere now.
Enemies accuse the hardline leftwinger of adopting a softer line in public while scheming against them in private.
Wilt's death ruled a homicide, Curtis embarks on a dangerous plan to find the killer, which soon has him scheming against a billionaire and floundering toward love with his brother's ex-girlfriend Suzy, all while struggling through high school and his single mom's poor choices.
We are not scheming against each other or planning each other's demise" - Kylie Minogue denying a rift between her and her sister Dannii Minogue, above.
We are not scheming against each other or planning each other's demise" Kylie Minogue denying a rift between her and her sister Dannii Minogue "Last year my husband bought me oven gloves.
Elsewhere, Megan stops scheming against Jai long enough to take a pregnancy test, leaving her husband with a big decision to make when he later finds out about her plan to set him up.
NNA - Member of Amal movement, Hani Kobeissi, said on Sunday that those who are scheming against the Middle East are the same people that block Lebanese Constitutional deadlines.
Berlusconi has attacked Italy's president, the bulk of the media, magistrates and the constitutional court that stripped him of immunity of being leftists scheming against him.
Halfwit added: "I dislike you scheming against me and bitching behind my back."
Mr Brown's recent difficulties over ailing bank Northern Rock, the loss of child benefit computer discs and unlawful donations to Labour have sparked reports that allies of his predecessor Tony Blair are scheming against him.
Ella's scheming against Max prompts him to seek medical help as he goes into emotional meltdown.
Meanwhile, Elizabeth's spymaster Francis Walsingham set up a sting to ensnare Mary, Queen of Scots for scheming against the English monarch.