odds are stacked against (someone)

Definition of odds are stacked against (someone)

  1. —used to describe a situation in which someone does not have a good or fair chance of winning, succeeding, etc. She felt the odds are stacked against her.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  inequalities

    :  degree of unlikeness

    :  an amount by which one thing exceeds or falls short of another

  1. :  having large breasts

  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when

  1. :  some person :  somebody

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