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go against sth/sb

phrasal verb with go uk   /ɡəʊ/  us   /ɡoʊ/ verb (present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
to ​oppose or ​disagree with something or someone: Public ​opinion is going against the ​government on this ​issue. What you're ​asking me to do goes against everything I ​believe in.
(Definition of go against sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “go against sth/sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对, 违背, 违反…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對, 違背, 違反…
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