Grammar Patterns

V against n

The 'campaign' group

These verbs are concerned with trying to stop something that is happening or is planned.
He has campaigned against apartheid all his life.
Most EU countries have already legislated against excessive overtime.
Almost everyone agrees that the world would be a better place without the companies which are lobbying against action on climate change.
The students are protesting against a cut in the education budget.
  • campaign
  • crusade
  • demonstrate
  • fight
  • legislate
  • lobby
  • protest
  • strike
  • vote
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