write against (someone or something)

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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.
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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