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go against sb

phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/  us   /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
If a ​decision or ​vote goes against someone, they do not get the ​result that they ​wanted: The judge's ​decision went against us. The ​vote went against her (= she ​lost the ​vote).
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