stack the odds against (someone)

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Definition of stack the odds against (someone)

: to make it less likely for someone to win, succeed, etc. His drug use was stacking the odds against him giving him no chance of finding a good job.

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“Stack the odds against (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stack%20the%20odds%20against%20%28someone%29. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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