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go against sth

phrasal verb with go
 
 
/ɡəʊ/ verb [I] ( present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
If something goes against a rule or something you believe in, it does not obey it or agree with it: It goes against my principles to lie.Morality and rules of behaviour
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