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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The United States on Tuesday withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), accusing the body of protecting "human rights abusers" and accepting bias against Israel.
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Martires has manifested actual bias against her, which should disqualify him from participating in these proceedings,' Sereno said in her pleading.
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RIYADH, December 12, 2017 (WAFA) - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Tuesday reiterated its condemnation of the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the transfer of its embassy, describing it bias against Palestinians.
By: MENA WASHINGTON - 14 November 2017: More hate crimes were carried out in the United States last year, with an uptick in incidents motivated by bias against Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, among others, according to new FBI data released Monday.
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