Prepositions after "defect"
"defect to" or "defect from"?
|In 46% of cases defect to is used|
|He defected to the Katipunan when the Revolution broke out in August 1896.|
|He achieved political notoriety as the highest-ranking Labour figure ever to defect to the Conservative party.|
|Only one family of less than one million people Jie tribe, defected to the Mongolian plateau north Xianbei people, not Han Chinese killed.|
|USA Shaolin Temple 34th Generation Shaolin Monk Shi Yan Ming founded the USA Shaolin Temple in New York in 1994 after defecting to America in 1992.|
|Santana was a two-time Cuban national champion before defecting to Miami to follow his girlfriend, Anay, and dreams of winning a world championship.|
|Sometimes, this leads men to erroneously assume women agree with opposing positions or are defecting to a rivals camp or being won over by whoever may be speaking at the time.|
|The latter was a former Spanish army officer who had defected to the Philippine army and then switched allegiance to the American side; he understood English, Spanish, and the Tagalog dialect,.|
|After he was released, Gutirrez-Menoyo defected to Florida, where he set up Cambio Cubano to campaign for peaceful change in Cuba, lobby against the US embargo and call for dialogue with Havana.|
|In 23% of cases defect from is used|
|Mustelier, who defected from Cuba in 2011, is by no means a prospect.|
|Radical youth Kenyan military spokesman Colonel Cyrus Oguna says some Kenyan youths in Somalia have defected from al-Shabab, though not many.|
|Imam made his brother Abbas as the flag bearer of the tiny army of 70 persons in all when all of a sudden two more soldiers defected from Yazid? s army.|
|In 18% of cases defect in is used|
|Just last week, three players of the Cuban national football team defected in Canada ahead of a World Cup qualifier.|
|Acts or proceedings of the Corporation deemed not to be invalid by reason of any vacancy, or defect in the appointment, of a member 13.|
|We must not assume a similarity in one respect will be accompanied by similarities in others, or that any inconsistency or defect in the comparison is necessarily indicated by this.|
|There have been many reported incidents of athletes defecting in the sports world, with a large media focus on ' disappearing ' athletes in major sporting events such as the Olympic Games.|
|In 4% of cases defect on is used|
|No Republicans defected on the vote.|
|In 2% of cases defect at is used|
|They defected at one end and took water from the other end.|
|In 2% of cases defect because is used|
|For example, the presence of switching costs can mean that some seemingly loyal customers are actually dissatisfied but do not defect because of high switching costs.|
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