side against

side against (one)

To take the opposing side of one in an argument, dispute, or conflict. I'm afraid the board of directors has sided against you in this case—we'll be expecting your resignation directly. You always side against me when your mother starts to criticize me.
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side against someone

to be against someone; to take sides against someone. I thought you were my friend! I never thought you would side against me! The two brothers were always siding against their sister.
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side against

Refuse to support, oppose in a dispute, as in The older club members sided against the new program director and her strenuous exercise programs . [First half of 1700s] For the antonym, see side with.
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side against

v.
To align oneself against someone or something in a disagreement: Our opponents will side against the proposal if we don't revise it.
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Later, Afghan border forces arranged a demonstration along border in Afghanistan side against Pakistan.The demonstrators in Afghanistan side burnt Pakistan flag and raised slogans against Pakistan.
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SCOTT SINCLAIR missed a penalty on his first outing in a MANCHESTER CITY shirt as he was given a run out for their Under-21s side against Liverpool.