work against (someone)

Definition of work against (someone)

  1. :  to contribute to a negative result for someone :  make something less likely to happen for someone Her lack of experience worked against her in the election.

Word by Word Definitions

workplay
  1. :  activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something:

    :  sustained physical or mental effort to overcome obstacles and achieve an objective or result

    :  activity that a person engages in regularly to earn a livelihood

  1. :  used for work

    :  suitable or styled for wear while working

    :  involving or engaged in work

  1. :  to bring to pass :  effect

    :  to fashion or create a useful or desired product by expending labor or exertion on :  forge, shape

    :  to make or decorate with needlework

againstplay
  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody


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