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level sth against/at sb

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with level   /ˈlev.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) us  
to accuse someone in public of doing something wrong: Criticism has been levelled at senior figures in the industry. Charges of corruption have been levelled against him.Blaming and accusing
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