have against

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of have against

: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?
  • I have nothing against her personally—it's her friends I don't like.
also used with got
  • She's got a grudge against her former boss.
  • What have you got against him?

Word by Word Definitions

against play
  1. : in opposition or hostility to

  2. : contrary to

  3. : in competition with

  1. : in preparation for the time when


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