There's a fairly common expression: "Don't hold it against them", meaning "Don't blame them for what has happened".

But does this exact phrase make sense: "Don't hold me against your decision"?


The other day I didn't do something that I wanted to do, because I knew it would annoy my friend. Talking about it later, she said I should have done it, and "don't hold me against your decision".

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Idiomatically, the request should have been the other way around - for you to not hold your decision against her.

Hold something against someone idiom Allow past actions or circumstances to have a negative influence on one’s present attitude towards someone: if he failed her, she would hold it against him forever - ODO

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