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go against

Meaning: to oppose, or disagree with, something or somebody

For example:

  • go against sth/sb A leader who always goes against public opinion won't last very long.

  • go against sth/sb Asking someone to do something that goes against their religious beliefs is probably a waste of time.

Quick Quiz:

Which action goes against nearly every legal code or system that human beings have created throughout history?
  1. killing animals
  2. polluting the environment
  3. not paying taxes

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