have something against

have something against
have something against dislike or bear a grudge against.
Main Entry: against

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  • have something against — To dislike or disapprove of • • • Main Entry: ↑against …   Useful english 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 something against — dislike or bear a grudge against. → against …   English new terms 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

  • have — [ weak əv, həv, strong hæv ] (3rd person singular has [ weak əz, həz, strong hæz ] ; past tense and past participle had [ weak əd, həd, strong hæd ] ) verb *** Have can be used in the following ways: as an auxiliary verb in perfect tenses of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • have against — [phrasal verb] have (something) against (someone or something) : to have (something) as a reason for not liking (someone or something) She has a grudge against her former boss. What do you have against him? [=why do you dislike him?] I have… …   Useful english dictionary

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