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write against (someone or something)
To create a piece of writing that opposes someone or something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "write" and "against" to specify the kind of writing that is being created. She's made a career out of writing against corrupt politicians. The CEO wrote a scathing op-ed about the proposed legislation in the New York newspaper.
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write something against someone or something
to write something in opposition to someone or something. I wrote an article against her proposal, but they refused to print it. Sarah wrote an essay against the president.
write against someone or something
to oppose someone or something in writing. John writes against the current administration too harshly. Almost everyone enjoys writing against the CIA.
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