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Examples of Against the Government

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2 examples:

Why are you protesting against the government?

Why are the people protesting against the government?

Other sentences

100 examples:

They plotted against the government.

They revolted against the government.

Bring an action against the Government.

Farmers rebelled against the government.

The judgement went against the government.

The students rebelled against the government.

Nor was he ever known to curse unless against the government.

Students have been protesting against the government's decision.

There is a rumor that the radicals are plotting against the government.

In his books, he would often fulminate against the government and its policies.

There were demonstrations against the government by Japanese university students in the 1960's.

He has had absolutely no part in the conspiracy; it was not he, but his brother, who had an axe to grind against the government.

Venezuelans protesting against the government on Thursday in Caracas.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Venezuelans marching this month in Caracas in protest against the government.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Many say protesters rallying against the government are being ignored in the USA.
(USA Today - World, )

Every day, hundreds of attacks are launched against the government's 200 websites.
(Kim Trynacity in CBC News - Canada, )

Tories lash out at those who speak against the government’s security legislation.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Officers used tear gas and water cannons to disperse hundreds protesting against the government.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Royal Mail workers vote strongly against the government's proposals to privatise the postal group.
(BBC News - Business, )

Labor leader Bill Shorten is maintaining his rage against the government's plans to overhaul higher education.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Two people with mental health problems win a legal challenge against the government tests for sickness benefit.
(BBC News - Business, )

Angry protesters waving placards and flags have gathered to protest against the Government's austerity measures.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Beirut with an an unprecedented mobilisation yesterday calling for 'revolution' against the government corruption.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A police officer says an opposition party in Pakistan is blocking roads in a major city to protest against the government.
(Fox News - World, )

Earl Spencer and Lord Rothschild are leading a growing revolt by landowners against the Government’s High Speed Two rail line.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Major roads in Caracas are blockaded by demonstrators protesting against the government of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela.
(BBC News - World News, )

Tens of thousands of people in Argentina take part in protests against the government of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
(BBC News - World News, )

Nine families of people killed in a pub bombing in Belfast more than 40 years ago are to take legal action against the government.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Fresh demonstrations against the government took place in Sudan on Tuesday, despite the use of teargas on protesters a day earlier.
(CNN - World News, )

Tens of thousands of parents in Chile march against the government's planned education bill which would phase out subsidised schools.
(BBC News - World News, )

Prominent Chinese financial magazine Caixin has highlighted censorship of its content, in a rare defiant move against the government.
(BBC News - World News, )

Two MPs win a High Court battle against the government over laws they say allow police to "spy on citizens" without proper safeguards.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Venezuela has blocked two ex-presidents from visiting opposition leaders jailed on charges of inciting violence against the government.
(BBC News - World News, )

Acting Labour leader Harriet Harman is facing a revolt after ordering the party's MPs not to vote against the government's welfare bill.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

A group of disabled people in Bolivia are protesting against the government by suspending themselves in their wheelchairs from a bridge.
(BBC News - World News, )

Teachers across France go on strike against the government's proposed education reforms, including devoting less time to Latin and Greek.
(BBC News - Education & Family, )

Tens of thousands of people take to the streets in Brazil to protest against the government and clashes break out as police use tear gas.
(BBC News - World News, )

Thousands of people protest in the Colombian capital in support of small-scale farmers and against the government's agricultural policies.
(BBC News - World News, )

Venezuela expelled the top U.S. diplomat and two other embassy officials from the country for allegedly conspiring against the government.
(UPI - News, )

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men protested across Israel on Thursday against the government's plans to draft them into the military.
(Batsheva Sobelman in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Air Canada has suspended flights to and from Venezuela as month-long protests against the government continue in the South American country.
(CBC News in CBC News - Business, )

A threat by Scottish National Party MPs to vote against the government on fox hunting in England and Wales prompts the vote to be postponed.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The prime minister said there had been a "concerted lobbying campaign run by the trade unions" against the government bid to reform lobbying.
(BBC News - Politics, )

A group of HIV-positive women in Kenya takes legal action against the government, accusing it of arranging for them to be forcibly sterilised.
(BBC News - World News, )

The founder of a Chinese law firm known for representing cases against the government, Zhou Shifeng, is jailed for seven years for subversion.
(BBC News - World News, )

Traditional Maasai living in one of the world's most famous wildlife centers are pitting themselves against the government in a fight for land.
(CNN - World News, )

The full list of the coalition MPs who voted against the government's motion calling for a response to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro on Monday expelled three U.S. diplomats from his country for allegedly conspiring against the government.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

More than 1000 opposition demonstrators march through the streets of the Venezuelan capital Caracas in renewed protests against the government.
(BBC News - World News, )

Tens of thousands of people join striking Hungarian teachers in the capital Budapest to demonstrate against the government's education policies.
(BBC News - World News, )

Warplanes have patrolled Turkey's skies following a failed coup, a sign that authorities fear the threat against the government is not yet over.
(Fox News - World, )

Hungary's left-leaning opposition rallied Sunday against the government's surprise decision to have Russia expand a Hungarian nuclear power plant.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Twenty-seven Conservative MPs vote against the government over its EU referendum plans as ministers offer concessions on timing and campaign rules.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

A Russian court Wednesday rejected a challenge to the house arrest of opposition leader Sergei Udaltsov, accused of plotting against the government.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Abdul Raoof Al Shayeb, 51, met the Labour leader in Parliament and posed with him at political rallies against the government in his native Bahrain.
(Daily Mail - News, )

After spontaneous outbursts about the faltering economy and alleged corruption, groups are planning marches nationwide Sunday against the government.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Russia is a staunch supporter of the Assad regime, and has resisted any military action against the government in Syria by the U.N. or Western powers.
(Fox News - Politics, )

A popular Rwandan singer is jailed for 10 years after being convicted of planning to kill President Kagame and inciting hatred against the government.
(BBC News - World News, )

Bahrain has deported an American teacher, saying that tweets and posts she made on websites incited "hatred" against the government and the royal family.
(CNN - World News, )

A nursery forced to destroy 50,000 ash trees because of a fungal disease may take legal action against the government for failing to block imports sooner.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Tony Blair says the aftermath of the Iraq war made the UK "hesitant" to intervene in Syria - and criticises Ed Miliband for voting against the government.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The Australian Institute of Criminology says fraud against the government costs hundreds of millions of dollars a year and corruption is a growing threat.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The conviction of more than 60 people in the United Arab Emirates on charges of plotting against the government is regrettable, Amnesty International said.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

Also, Pakistani police clash with supporters of Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, an anti-Taliban preacher who led a demonstration against the government last year.
(Forbes - Business, )

Following spontaneous outbursts over the faltering economy and alleged corruption, groups are planning marches nationwide on Sunday against the government.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Journal said reports in Iran accusing the newspaper and a correspondent, Farnaz Fassihi, of conspiring against the government were false and scurrilous.
(The New York Times - World News, )

A University of Virginia college student from Cincinnati has been detained in North Korea after being accused of a "hostile act" against the government there.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

At the start of Syria's civil unrest, Omar would rally against the government alongside his schoolmates, later taking to the streets in his hometown of Salqin.
(CNN - World News, )

Criminal courts across England and Wales could begin grinding to a halt next week as lawyers down tools in protest against the Government’s cuts to legal aid.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

An Army wife filed a lawsuit against the government on Monday, claiming that her opera career is in jeopardy after an Army nurse botched her childbirth operation.
(Fox News - Health, )

Jeremy Corbyn denies fuelling a split in the Labour Party by joining 47 Labour MPs to defy the party leadership and vote against the government's welfare reforms.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Maritime Mi'kmaq leaders have won a major legal victory against the government of Canada, one that could change how Ottawa treats First Nations across the country.
(CBC News - Canada, )

Russia called for "stability and order" in neighboring Ukraine on Wednesday as thousands of protesters kept up their demonstrations against the government in Kiev.
(CNN - World News, )

A Nigerian court awards about $300,000180,000) in damages to suspended central bank chief Lamido Sanusi after he files a harassment case against the government.
(BBC News - World News, )

Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper is considering legal action against the Government’s new Trade Union Bill, arguing that it contravenes human-rights law.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Anti-riot police and workers clashed in Bolivia's capital during a protest against the government's decision to close the country's largest state-run textile company.
(Fox News - World, )

Tens of thousands of people in Hungary have taken part in a peaceful march against the government's plans to tax the internet - the second demonstration in three days.
(BBC News - World News, )

A Utah man accused of wanting to kill police officers and blow up a police station to trigger an uprising against the government has pleaded guilty to a felony charge.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A day after the worst terrorist attack in Turkey’s modern history, thousands of mourners gathered in central Ankara to lay carnations and rail against the government.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Australia's national election is too close to call after a large protest vote against the government left the country at risk of its second hung parliament in six years.
(CNN - World News, )

Tunisian opposition politician Mohamed Brahmi was shot dead outside his home in the second such assassination this year, setting off mass protests against the government.
(CBC News - World, )

An Iraqi-born man living in California has been indicted on a federal charge that he lied to investigators about traveling to Syria to fight against the government there.
(Fox News - U.S., )

People who may have witnessed the treatment of asylum seekers at Christmas Island are being urged to contact a law firm mounting a legal challenge against the government.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The House of Commons has voted against the government and called for a real-terms cut in the EU's long-term budget, as dozens of Conservative MPs defied their party whips.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Country detected over 12.8 billion cyberattacks launched against the government and other organizations last year, a record number since such attempts were tracked in 2005.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Campaigners have won a huge victory against the Government, after the High Court ruled that the data laws that regulate how police and spooks spy on citizens were unlawful.
(The Independent - Gadgets & Tech, )

The Pakistani Taliban announced on Friday they planned a wave of revenge attacks against the government after naming hardline commander Mullah Fazlullah as their new leader.
(CBC News - World, )

A Canadian media outlet squares off against the government Monday in a legal battle that pits media freedoms against the ability of police to investigate terrorism offences.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Canada, )

The FBI director urged Silicon Valley to reverse course on encrypting phone data, suggesting the pendulum on privacy issues “has swung too far’’ against the government.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

A rights organization says the Egyptian military's campaign against Islamic insurgents in northern Sinai is harming civilians and risks turning people against the government.
(Fox News - World, )

Prosecutors have filed a sedition charge against a student activist who had urged Malaysians to engage in street protests against the government over claims of election fraud.
(Fox News - World, )

Dozens of prominent Conservative and Liberal Democrat MPs are set to rebel against the Government in an attempt to break big breweries' stranglehold on pubs across the country.
(The Independent - Business, )

Junior doctors are to take part in three more strikes and launch a judicial review as part of their fight against the government's decision to impose a new contract in England.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Maurice R. Greenberg’s lawsuit against the government will head to court on Monday, the European Central Bank is meeting Thursday, and American jobs figures are due on Friday.
(The New York Times - Business, )

A former SAC Capital Advisors LP portfolio manager, Mathew Martoma, scored an early victory against the government a day before jury selection begins in his insider-trading trial.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

In the strategic peninsula between Israel and mainland Egypt, Islamic State is exploiting lawlessness and the population’s deep-seated grievances against the government in Cairo.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Video from IHA shows Turkish military personnel crossing the Bosphorus bridge with their hands in the air following an attempted coup against the government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
(CNN - World News, )

As protesters in Burundi continue to voice their anger against the government in the wake of an attempted coup, the President has been photographed playing football with his friends.
(The Independent - World News, )

Yemen's state-run television building caught fire after a three-day mortar attack by Shia rebels who are protesting against the government, residents and a TV employee said yesterday.
(The Independent - World News, )

Authorities have arrested a 47-year-old Utah man they say wanted to kill police officers and blow up a police department with the hope it would cause an uprising against the government.
(Fox News - U.S., )

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