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English definition of “go against sth/sb”

go against sth/sb

phrasal verb with go     /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.Opposing and against
(Definition of go against sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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