verb (intr, preposition)
to be contrary to (principles or beliefs)
to be unfavourable to (a person)the case went against him
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Idioms and Phrases with go against
Oppose, be in conflict with, as in Does this legislation go against their best interest? [c. 1600] Also see against the grain.
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