find against

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See: convict
References in classic literature ?
And it seems to me there's more texts for your marrying than ever you can find against it.
They got the thing down to the ground deliberately and carefully, felling a couple of trees in the process, and they built a wide flat roof of timbers and tree boughs to guard their precious find against its chance discovery by any passing Asiatics.
It took a tribunal five years to find against Ms Ackroyd's claim that she was a contractor, not an employee liable for PAYE.
"Flags Over the Warsaw Ghetto: The Untold Story of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising" seeks to grant greater insight into the history of this tale of resistance, as many poor and downtrodden Poles and Jews rose up armed with whatever they could find against the force of Nazi Germany.
Retired Durham Police Detective Chief Superintendent David Grey was accused of refusing to find against the "hand that was feeding him", when he was called in by Durham County Council in 2007 to investigate Christina Blythe.
A jury took just 30 minutes to find against first-offender Chalmers, a Cam-buslang College student, after a two-day trial.