prejudice against

prejudice someone or something against someone or something

to turn someone or a group against someone or something. I believe that the lawyer was trying to prejudice the jury against the defendant. The discussion about how calves are raised prejudiced me against eating veal.
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But I understand editors have a prejudice against sad endings.
He rather enjoyed seeing his own prejudice against women grotesquely reflected in this flighty stranger's prejudice against men.
Apart from his prejudice against new-fangled surgery, I'm afraid he looks at the case from your point of view--don't do it, for Leslie's sake.
You are entirely wrong, sir," I said, "in supposing that I speak from any prejudice against Sir Percival Glyde.
With a strong prejudice against everything he might say, she began his account of what had happened at Netherfield.
Her prejudice against the minister had relaxed under his genial talk and presence, but feeling that Mrs.
My father had a strong prejudice against the Scotch nation.
It would be a poor thing to gratify a prejudice against him.
I've always had a prejudice against negroes," said Miss Ophelia, "and it's a fact, I never could bear to have that child touch me; but, I don't think she knew it.
I have a prejudice against people who print things in a foreign language and add no translation.
His prejudice against human flesh is no deep-seated instinct.
It had cost her something to encounter Lady Russell's surprise; and now, if she were by any chance to be thrown into company with Captain Wentworth, her imperfect knowledge of the matter might add another shade of prejudice against him.
At the same time I confess that I have a prejudice against certain words that I cannot overcome; the sight of some offends me, the sound of others, and rather than use one of those detested vocables, even when I perceive that it would convey my exact meaning, I would cast about long for some other.
Those words showed Sir Patrick the utter hopelessness of shaking her prejudice against Anne.
DOUGLASS could be persuaded to conse- crate his time and talents to the promotion of the anti-slavery enterprise, a powerful impetus would be given to it, and a stunning blow at the same time inflicted on northern prejudice against a colored complexion.