bias against (someone or something)

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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 source pointed out that the Vatican's decision (to replace Sfeir) was "not politically-motivated, as it is not related to what's happening on the Lebanese political landscape, although Sfeir's political radicalism and his bias against one Christian group in favor of the other has an influence on the decision makers at the Vatican.
And does the tax create a bias against one economic sector when compared to others?
The original judge found in favour of Flaherty - who does not earn his living from training greyhounds - largely on the basis of allegations of bias against one of the stewards, John Crittall, who considered his case.
There is no question of there being a bias against one parent in favour of another and in most cases the child's welfare is best served by contact with both parents provided it is safe.
There is no question of being a bias against one parent in favour of another and in most cases the child's welfare is best served by contact with both parents provided it is safe.
He showed distinct bias against one side," he insisted.