Definition of go against phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


go against

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
to not be in somebody’s favour or not to their advantage The jury's verdict went against him.

go against somebody


go against something

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to resist or oppose somebody/something He would not go against his parents' wishes.
to be opposed to something; to not fit or agree with something Paying for hospital treatment goes against her principles. His thinking goes against all logic.
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