prejudice against

prejudice (one) against (someone or something)

To cause one to have a prejudicial and unfavorable opinion of someone or something. Don't let one bad experience prejudice you against trying snowboarding again! You shouldn't let her former employers' reputation prejudice you against her—she would make a valuable addition to your team.
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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.
See also: prejudice
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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.
Anti-Muslim attitudes and prejudice against asylum seekers remain widespread in Germany, a new study revealed Thursday.
American Intolerance: Our Dark History of Demonizing Immigrants offers a stark rebuttal to the notion that prejudice against immigrants is a relatively modern occurrence, charting the history of how immigrants were never welcome in this country.
According to a recent study, Prejudice against women in power is greater than we might think.
Amnesty International yesterday said the move could spark xenophobia or prejudice against non-Kenyans.
At a time when different organisations with a far-right agenda are looking for recruits across Britain, Europe and the United States, Labour needs to ensure that prejudice against Jews is not allowed to gain a foothold in our culture.
ISLAMABAD -- The Chairman APHC says, move by the State Administrative Council to delete a provision in Public Safety Act, reflects the Indian authorities prejudice against the Kashmiri prisoners, Radio Pakistan reported.
Within Pakistan and among the Pakistanis themselves, prejudice against one another on the basis of sects and classes exists.