have something against


have something against
have something against
To dislike or disapprove of
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Main Entry:against

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • have something against — ► have something against dislike or bear a grudge against. Main Entry: ↑against …   English terms dictionary

  • have something against — dislike or bear a grudge against. → against …   English new terms dictionary

  • have something against someone — have something against someone/​something phrase to dislike or not approve of someone or something for a particular reason I think he’s got something against artists. have nothing against someone/​something (=have no reason to dislike someone or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have something against something — have something against someone/​something phrase to dislike or not approve of someone or something for a particular reason I think he’s got something against artists. have nothing against someone/​something (=have no reason to dislike someone or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have got against — phrasal verb have against or have got against [transitive, never progressive] Word forms have against : present tense I/you/we/they have/have got against he/she/it has/has got against present participle having/having got against past tense… …   English dictionary

  • have (got) something against something — ˌhave (got) sth aˈgainst sb/sth derived (not used in the progressive tenses) to dislike sb/sth for a particular reason • What have you got against Ruth? She s always been good to you. Main entry: ↑havederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • have (got) something against somebody — ˌhave (got) sth aˈgainst sb/sth derived (not used in the progressive tenses) to dislike sb/sth for a particular reason • What have you got against Ruth? She s always been good to you. Main entry: ↑havederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • turn something against — turn (someone/something) against (someone/something) to cause someone or something to oppose someone or something else. He took all of our proposals and turned them against us. Advisors have been trying to turn the president against increased… …   New idioms dictionary

  • hold something against — allow past actions or circumstances to have a negative influence on one s present attitude toward (someone) he knew that if he failed her, she would hold it against him forever …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold something against — allow past events to have a negative influence on one s present attitude towards. → hold …   English new terms dictionary