unleash (someone or something) against (someone or something)

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unleash (someone or something) against (someone or something)

To allow or direct someone or something to work against someone or something else as forcefully or intensely as possible. The company threatened to unleash their huge team of lawyers against the newspaper if it didn't retract the article. The boxer unleashed all his fury against his opponent in the third round.
See also: unleash

unleash someone or something against someone or something

to turn someone or something loose against someone or something. The army unleashed a horrible attack against the enemy. Max unleashed his bullies against the helpless merchants.
See also: unleash