have the deck stacked against (someone or something)

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have the deck stacked against (someone or something)

To be unlikely to be succeed due to some existing circumstances, conditions, or obstacles that are likely to present difficulties. Tiffany wants to pursue a career in modeling, but she's only five feet tall, so she has the deck stacked against her. Their campaign has the deck stacked against it, thanks to a lack of funding.
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have the deck stacked against

one Go to have the cards stacked against one.
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