turn against

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turn against(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to betray)
a. ponerse en contra de
You're the last person I ever thought would turn against me.Tú eres la última persona que esperaba que se pusiera en contra de mí.
b. volverse contra
Many of the senators supporters turned against him after the scandal.Muchos de los que apoyaban al senador se volvieron contra él después del escándalo.
2. (to put at odds)
a. poner en contra de
These second-rate journalists are trying to turn the people against me.Estos periodistas de segunda fila están intentando poner a la gente en contra de mí.
b. volver contra
The conniving prince turned the noblemen against the king.El príncipe manipulador volvió a la nobleza contra el rey.
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