against the law

This page is about the collocation against the law

Meaning

illegal

For example

  • Stealing is against the law.

  • If what you did isn't against the law, the police can't arrest you.

Note:
A related collocation is "against the rules"

Quick Quiz

Killing is against the law unless you think someone's

a. insulting you

b. threatening you

c. trying to kill you

Contributor: Matt Errey