put/place someone at a disadvantage

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Definition of put/place someone at a disadvantage

: to make it harder for someone to succeed His lack of formal education put/placed him at a disadvantage in the business world.

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“Put/place someone at a disadvantage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%2Fplace%20someone%20at%20a%20disadvantage. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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