biased against (someone or something)

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biased against (someone or something)

Having a prejudice against someone or something. That teacher just seems to be biased against me—she never calls on me in class, and she grades my papers so harshly. My father is biased against that company because he dislikes its outspoken CEO. If you don't start hiring women, people will think you're biased against them or something.
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The court going against people who criticise the judiciary for providing support to military dictators by taking an oath or giving the impression of being biased against one group of people will face many such criticisms in future.
It's a formula that is absurdly biased against one country," she said.
Police in Uttar Pradesh is biased against one group.
Unlike Oklahoma, the laws in those five states do not mention Sharia by name; that is what got the Oklahoma amendment in trouble as it was cast as biased against one faith and a violation of the constitutional freedom of the religion.
Asked by AN NAHAR whether such statements showed that the Maronite patriarchate is biased against one political faction in Lebanon in favor of another, Aoun said, "a person who occupies a position that is full of responsibilities should choose [between two options] in order for the people [Christians] to know which path to take." Although Rai's remarks were welcomed by the pro-Syrian March 8 alliance, they raised objections from some [Christian and non-Christians] groups affiliated with the Western-backed March 14 coalition.
In general, one typically perceives the media as biased against one's views, termed hostile media perceptions or the hostile media effect (e.g., Eveland & Shah, 2003; Lee, 2005).