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conspire against sth

( also conspire to do sth)
verb [I] uk phrasal verb with conspire   /kənˈspaɪər/ us    /-ˈspaɪr/
If events or conditions conspire against something or conspire to do something, they combine in such a way that they spoil your plans: The weather had conspired to ruin their day out. I'd planned a romantic evening together, but circumstances conspired against it - friends arrived unexpectedly and then Dave was called out to an emergency.
Translations of “conspire against sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (事情、環境)共同導致(計劃失敗)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (事情、环境)共同导致(计划失败)…
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