Definition of strike against
: something that makes someone or something less likely to be accepted, approved, successful, etc. Her poor attendance was a strike against her.
Word by Word Definitions
: to take a course : go
: to aim and usually deliver a blow, stroke, or thrust (as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool)
: to arrive with detrimental effect
: a tool for smoothing a surface (as of a mold)
: an act or instance of striking
: a work stoppage by a body of workers to enforce compliance with demands made on an employer
: in opposition or hostility to
: contrary to
: in competition with
: in preparation for the time when
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