slant against

slant against something

to rest obliquely against something. The bookcase slants against the wall, and it should be straight. The lumber was left slanted against the garage.
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slant something against someone or something

to bias something against someone or something; to twist information so it is against someone or something. The writer slanted the story against the innocent people of the town. The reporter slanted her story against one political party.
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The social slant against them notwithstanding, eunuchs and transsexuals are no longer confined to registering themselves only as ' male ( M)' or ' female ( F)' for voter ID cards, a crucial document of national identity.
Beinin speaks of former Harvard president Lawrence Summers accusing faculty and students who questioned Israeli Middle East policy of anti-Semitism, and a New York Times editorial urging administrators at Columbia University to scrutinize curriculum and faculty after students complained of a slant against Jews.
Everton made their dissatisfaction with Mourinho's personal slant against the player clear in their statement on Monday, which said: "To publicly question the integrity of a player of Andrew's professionalism and honesty is not only wholly unacceptable and quite possibly defamatory but also, in our opinion, highly damaging for both Club and player.
That unmentioned detail is significant since the books and reports in which she detects a rigid ideological slant against China were written during the Clinton years, and include jacket blurbs from Democrats.
Despite the continuing complaints about the media's mis- and disinformation headlines and exposes, often conveying a slant against dietary supplements and some "functional foods and beverages", too many companies choose to remain within the fencing of their own industry.
I lie across my bed on my stomach and peer out the window, watching the rain slant against the windowpane.
Everton made their dissatisfaction with Mourinho's personal slant against the player clear in their statement on Monday, which said: "To publicly question the integrity of a player of Andrew's professionalismand honesty is not only wholly unacceptable and quite possibly defamatory but also, in our opinion, highly damaging for both club and player.