bias against

bias against (someone or something)

A prejudice against someone or something. That teacher just seems to have a bias against me—she never calls on me in class, and she grades my papers so harshly. My father has a bias against that company because he dislikes its outspoken CEO. The bias against hiring women that exists in this company is painfully obvious.
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bias someone against someone or something

to prejudice someone against someone or something. Please avoid biasing everyone against me. One bad experience biased all of us against that brand of sausage.
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Johnson told CU Times Tuesday that while he is a practicing Mormon, he does not hold bias against any religion or political party.
HUNDREDS of viewers have complained about perceived bias against Labour leader Ed Miliband during last night's questioning of the two main party leaders on TV.
15 NEWBURY) FIBRESAND: STANDARD LIVE ON ATTHERACES DRAW: Counter--intuitive bias against low draw over a mile and beyond; no significant bias 6f and 7f; low to middle favoured over 5f.
Primary care physicians show implicit bias against Hispanics and blacks in a study published in the January issue of AJPH.
Faculty members in science departments at research universities are showing a bias against female students that could be contributing to the gender disparity in the sciences, a recent study has found.
5 percent of the victims were targeted because of the offender's bias against a race.
However, the BBC strongly rejected claims of bias against the club and insisted the content of the programme was accurate and in the public interest.
Mohsin said neither the Pakistan Cricket Board nor the national selection committee have any bias against the senior players and insisted all choices were being made on merit.
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A study by Michigan State University psychology researchers has indicated that women's bias against male strangers increases when women are fertile, suggesting prejudice may be partly fuelled by genetics.
But he insists the Hoops' head honcho was WRONG to claim referee bias against the club.
Modi had earlier also filed a petition on the same grounds -- of their likely bias against him -- but a division bench in July had said that he could raise the issue before the disciplinary committee.
The report concluded that to bring back trams to more city streets there needed to be a clearer lead from Government, less bias against trams in the appraisal processes and for ways to be found of further cutting the costs of new schemes.
We wrote yesterday morning that "bottom line is that there is enough evidence to warrant a bullish bias against 1.
But he added: "His recent attempt to paint the so-called elite universities as guilty of bias against less well-off students is just silly.
According to the article, "These tests perpetuate a discriminatory bias against any student lacking proficiency in white, middle-class English" (p.