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react against sth

phrasal verb with react uk   us   /riˈækt/ verb [I]
C2 to ​intentionally do the ​opposite of what someone ​wants you to do because you do not like ​theirrules or ​ideas: He ​reacted against everything he had been ​taught.
(Definition of react against sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “react against sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抗拒, 反抗, 反对…
in Turkish başkaldırmak, karşı gelmek…
in Russian оказывать сопротивление чему-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抗拒, 反抗, 反對…
in Polish buntować się przeciwko czemuś…
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