ir en contra de

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ir en contra de
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to go against
Mis padres se decepcionarán si voy en contra de sus deseos.My parents will be disappointed if I go against their wishes.
b. to oppose
El joven candidato es popular porque va en contra de los partidos políticos tradicionales.The young candidate is popular because he opposes the traditional political parties.
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