transgress against

transgress against someone or something

to make an offense against someone or something. (Stilted and formal.) I did not mean to transgress against you. We did not transgress against the rules of the college.
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Such ugly actions that are alien to Jordanian society and its deeply rooted traditions and genuine social norms are condemnable", a senate statement said, stressing that the judiciary "is the reference to all (people) in any dispute, as Jordan is the state of law and institutions, and no one has the right to transgress against these firm principles".
He called for deferring to the logic of dialogue of peace, not deferring to the logic of intimidation, displacement, extremism and takfiri mentality, voicing rejection of the concept of clashes, adding "this doesn't mean that we will submit and yield to those who transgress against our people and sanctities.
Our pacifist people are right holders, while terrorists transgress against the rights of others through undermining national gains, and therefore, need to be faced firmly with the law, and in accordance with its provisions," he added.
It is correct to ask where is his moral authority to lead when his henchmen transgress against the faith of Islam in such a blatant and heinous manner.
Employers should be prepared to demonstrate their requests for social networking information is connected to the job; that the information obtained is accurate; that it does not transgress against third parties; and cannot be reasonably obtained by use of other methods and sources.
We have not only stood and watched but have marched hand-in-hand together to resist and defeat the designs of those who wish to transgress against the values of humanity, he remarked.
As James Hanvey says, 'the illness is often seen as a consequence of lifestyles which transgress against the mores of this society and are presumed to be the result of sexual promiscuity and indulgence'.
Furthermore, women artists in those times had to transgress against societal and cultural norms in order to pursue their work, so the concept of women artists as radicals is present in the narratives as well.
From Cervantes to Proust to Joyce, long before the clatter of postmodernism, the best narrative fiction has come from imaginative literary rebels determined to transgress against whatever brew constituted the wellmade novel of their time.
If somebody transgresses against you, transgress against them the same way.
Their job is to see that the laws of the land are upheld and to bring those who transgress against them to justice.
If you transgress against our communities we will name and shame you and do our best to picture you in this newspaper.
What is crucial, however, is that, as Jews, we cannot forgive someone who did not transgress against us directly.
If S attempts to transgress against A and B and both challenge, then the transgression fails and the sovereign loses power, resulting in payoffs of 0 to the sovereign (he loses power and hence his payoff of 2) and 7 to each group (8 minus the cost of challenging, 1).