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Amnesty International has campaigned publicly against the death penalty.
I’m against all forms of censorship.
England’s World Cup game against Argentina
The king’s son died in battle, fighting against the Persians.
the fight against drugs in our city’s schools
The dictator is charged with crimes against humanity.
Police are investigating death threats made against a prosecution witness.
illegal discrimination against homosexuals
He’s over 40, so his age may count against him.
There was growing resentment among the people against their foreign rulers.
Louis turned against his former ally, and withdrew his support.
Accusations of bribery had been made against the vice-president.
Police are expected to bring criminal charges against Warren.
He leaned over and his lips brushed against her hair.
I fell heavily against the bookshelves.
We left Ron’s bicycle propped against a tree.
The state has a law against cruelty to animals.
The plants must be protected against frost until late spring.
All the children have been vaccinated against diseases such as polio.
We were sailing against a strong easterly wind.
The dark ruins of the castle stood out against the evening sky.
This year’s profits amounted to only £35 million, against £52 million last year.
Why is there a preference for the American system as against the British?