Definition of react against phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

react against

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

react against somebody/something

 
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to show dislike or opposition in response to something, especially by deliberately doing the opposite of what someone wants you to do He reacted strongly against the artistic conventions of his time.
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