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Synonyms for go against

fail to agree with



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Iman decides to go against patriarchal tradition when a suitor comes for Noha.
Coun Bob Beauchamp (Con, Erdington) agreed: "If we go against the safety advice it would weigh very heavily on our shoulders if something happened.
The Ombudsman has upheld five of the woman's six complaints about the way the authority handled the matter and, among other recommendations, says members of the planning committee should receive more training to avoid making the same mistakes again and that when members go against recommendations the reasons should be accurately recorded.
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Drug maker declared, BSE has given the green nod for combining of its two subsidiaries with the pharma company as the amalgamation does not go against securities law.
The followers, of course, believed that to go against Alamo was to go against "a prophet of God," an agent said in the filing, so they did what he said.
The next second round of performances will take place on 23 March where Famaz Attak will go against The Pulpit, and on 27 March where Chillin in the Park will face Shemyetu.
Who is the one who had the audacity to go against its own people?
How, therefore, can anyone force them to go against everything they believe in, to suit a minority who are going against the teaching of the religion that they want to bless their union?
Should the opinions of residents who do not want any more outlets to sell alcohol day and night where they live not be listened to and acted upon and should the names of those councillors who go against the wishes of residents not be given out to the public - or are the councillors ashamed of their decision and fear reprisal at the ballot box?
Last month, rival Barclays saw 27% of votes go against its pay report amid anger over chief executive Bob Diamond's hefty payout.
The government is forcing Catholic employers to go against their religious beliefs by offering their employees coverage for something that goes against their beliefs.
My pleas go against deaf ears for a multitude of reasons.
we also had two free kicks go against us so that's a total of 21 decisions that went against us," McLaughlin claimed.
What could go against us on the night did go against us.
Go against such an event takes place in a country like Sri Lanka is totally a narrow minded way of thinking.