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cards are stacked against (someone)

Definition of cards are stacked against (someone)

  1. —used to describe a situation in which one person or group is disadvantaged or faces difficult circumstances as compared to others often in a way that is unfair <In many ways, the cards are stacked against immigrants.>



Word by Word Definitions

cardplay cards
  1. :  to cleanse, disentangle, and collect together (as fibers) by the use of cards preparatory to spinning

  1. :  an instrument or machine for carding fibers that consists usually of bent wire teeth set closely in rows in a thick piece of leather fastened to a back

    :  an implement for raising a nap on cloth

  1. :  playing card

    :  a game played with cards

    :  card playing

  1. :  to place or fasten on or by means of a card

    :  to provide with a card

    :  to list or record on a card

stackedplay
  1. :  having large breasts

againstplay
  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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