English version

find against somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfind against somebody phrasal verb lawSCTto judge that someone is wrong or guilty The inspectors are likely to find against the company. find→ See Verb table
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find against No better evidence could be found against classifying Kant as a typical thinker of the Enlightenment.Even so, it was not long before the Court would find against every government and against the Commission.But the magic, the youthful vigor, he found against Michael Chang was missing against Marc Rosset.He acknowledges that if he finds against Mrs. McLoughlin the law of emotional injury will then be incoherent in principle.The case went to the Supreme Court, which found against Rory Finegan at the end of July 1979.If the court finds against the bank, its bosses might be replaced with central-bank appointees.The defendants do not deny that the jury might find against them on this point.
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Verb table
find
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfind
he, she, itfinds
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfound
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave found
he, she, ithas found
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad found
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill find
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have found
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam finding
he, she, itis finding
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you, we, theyare finding
Past
I, he, she, itwas finding
you, we, theywere finding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been finding
he, she, ithas been finding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been finding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be finding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been finding
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