load the dice


: to unfairly make one possible result more likely than another
We received information that would load the dice in favor of our arguments.
The dice were loaded against them but they still managed to win.

Examples of load the dice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Warmer-than-usual conditions fueled by climate change essentially load the dice for extreme heat events, Dahl said. Denise Chow, NBC News, 30 May 2022

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“Load the dice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/load%20the%20dice. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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