in league


: working with someone especially to do something dishonest
He suspects that they are in league together against him.
often + with
She denies that she is in league with corrupt officials.

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Recent Examples on the Web That ties him with Aldon Smith and Shawne Merriman for the most through 35 games in league history. David Moore, Dallas News, 18 Sep. 2023 Although Auburn posted a 5-0-1 conference record in its final season in the Southern, the Tigers had an overall mark of 20-42-7 in league play, including a 29-game streak without a victory. Mark Inabinett |, al, 16 Sep. 2023 Cal, Arizona State, Stanford and Colorado went 6-30 in league play. Jon Wilner | , oregonlive, 3 Sep. 2023 The team ended the season with 30 wins and just one loss in league play, including 27 consecutive victories to open the season. CBS News, 10 Aug. 2023 Illinois finished 5-4 in league play, one game behind Purdue in the Big Ten West standings. Jr Radcliffe, Journal Sentinel, 25 July 2023 Hill had 215 yards — the third-best total in Week 1 in league history — on 11 receptions and had a pair of touchdowns, including a 35-yard score on a go-route late in the third quarter to put the Dolphins up, 27-24. Joe Reedy,, 10 Sep. 2023 But anyone who saw Goff’s Rams beat Mahomes’ Chiefs 54-51 five years ago in their only previous meeting – the only game in league history with two teams both scoring half a hundred – won’t forget what was arguably the greatest regular-season game of all time. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, 8 Sep. 2023 Ticket prices and attendance have skyrocketed, while the once last-place Inter Miami squad has seen one of the most dramatic turnarounds in league history. Sean Neumann, Peoplemag, 28 Aug. 2023 See More

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“In league.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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