But ill-considered personal choices and the accidents of history always seemed to conspire against Marrero.
Steve Jobs and now Tim Cook did not conspire to undermine American labor and underpay Chinese workers.
The girls very much wanted to conspire with me to make that happen.
late 14c., from Old French conspirer (14c.), from Latin conspirare "to agree, unite, plot," literally "to breathe together," from com- "together" (see com-) + spirare "to breathe" (see spirit (n.)). Or perhaps the notion is "to blow together" musical instruments, i.e., "To sound in unison." Related: Conspired; conspiring.