the cards are stacked against

the cards are stacked against
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  • (the) cards are stacked against — the cards are stacked against (someone) if the cards are stacked against someone, they are not at all likely to succeed in a particular situation because they have a lot of problems. He fought a brilliant campaign, but the cards were stacked… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) cards are stacked against someone — the cards are stacked against (someone) if the cards are stacked against someone, they are not at all likely to succeed in a particular situation because they have a lot of problems. He fought a brilliant campaign, but the cards were stacked… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) cards are stacked against someone — the cards are stacked against someone informal phrase used for saying that someone will probably fail Thesaurus: likely to failsynonym Main entry: card …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) cards are stacked against you — the cards/odds/are stacked against you phrase used for saying that you are likely to fail, often because people are being unfair Thesaurus: likely to failsynonym unfairsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) odds are stacked against you — the cards/odds/are stacked against you phrase used for saying that you are likely to fail, often because people are being unfair Thesaurus: likely to failsynonym unfairsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • the cards are stacked against someone — informal used for saying that someone will probably fail …   English dictionary

  • stack\ the\ cards\ against\ one — v. phr. 1. To arrange cards secretly and dishonestly for the purpose of cheating. The gambler had stacked the cards against Bill. 2. To arrange things unfairly for or against a person; have things so that a person has an unfair advantage or… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stack the cards — {v. phr.} 1. To arrange cards secretly and dishonestly for the purpose of cheating. * /The gambler had stacked the cards against Bill./ 2. To arrange things unfairly for or against a person; have things so that a person has an unfair advantage or …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stack the cards — {v. phr.} 1. To arrange cards secretly and dishonestly for the purpose of cheating. * /The gambler had stacked the cards against Bill./ 2. To arrange things unfairly for or against a person; have things so that a person has an unfair advantage or …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stack\ the\ cards — v. phr. 1. To arrange cards secretly and dishonestly for the purpose of cheating. The gambler had stacked the cards against Bill. 2. To arrange things unfairly for or against a person; have things so that a person has an unfair advantage or… …   Словарь американских идиом

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