come down against

idiom

: to decide or say in an official or public way that one opposes (someone or something)
Some of his former supporters have come down against him.

Examples of come down against in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But other researchers have come down against the signs. Ian Duncan, BostonGlobe.com, 13 Feb. 2023 Other sources have posted the full text of the leak online and come down against the language in the leak. Rob Wieland, Forbes, 10 Jan. 2023 The ruling is the second to come down against the PILOT law in recent months. Alison Burdo, ProPublica, 30 Aug. 2022 Since November, 15 state grand jury indictments containing 79 charges have come down against Murdaugh, who prosecutors say defrauded $8.4 million from victims. Timothy Bella, Washington Post, 12 July 2022 Access to capital also is restricted by brokerage firms that have come down against buying cannabis stocks, instead allowing only their sale. Stephen Singer, Hartford Courant, 14 May 2022 During her short time on council, Sundermann has seen two federal indictments come down against her colleagues. Star Tribune, 1 Aug. 2021

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“Come down against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20down%20against. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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