Phrasal Verbs

go against

This page is about the phrasal verb go against


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?

a. killing animals

b. polluting the environment

c. not paying taxes

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