come out against

idiom

: to say publicly that one opposes (someone or something)
Some of his former supporters have come out against him.

Examples of come out against in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many conservative Disney fans have come out against DeSantis, claiming his attacks against the company violate the First Amendment. Ej Dickson, Rolling Stone, 28 Apr. 2023 Meanwhile, a massive array of unions, reproductive rights and immigrant advocacy organizations, local and state elected officials, and political organizing groups have all similarly come out against LaSalle. Prem Thakker, The New Republic, 13 Jan. 2023 But all of the major companies that employ workers trying to organize have come out against unionization, and some haven’t moved to bargain collectively with unions after victories have been declared. Lauren Kaori Gurley, Washington Post, 30 Aug. 2022 Many regulators have either announced investigations into the acquisition or come out against it. Tim De Chant, Ars Technica, 25 Jan. 2022 Two other local superintendents, Alisha McBride in Vale and Darren Johnson in Nyssa, have publicly come out against the mask order since it was announced in July, but their districts have been complying. oregonlive, 31 Aug. 2021 Some teachers' unions, including the American Federation of Teachers, have come out against mandates for teachers to be vaccinated. Emma Stein, Detroit Free Press, 10 Aug. 2021 The business community in Texas has been divided in recent weeks over how strongly to come out against the imminent legislation. Elizabeth Findell, WSJ, 4 May 2021 Of course, that last item is one reason groups like the Teamsters have come out against delivery robots. Sebastian Blanco, Car and Driver, 7 Mar. 2021

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“Come out against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20out%20against. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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