count against


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count against

vb
(intr, preposition) to have influence to the disadvantage of: your bad timekeeping will count against you.
References in classic literature ?
Though he expected that the story of his escapade would be already known in Moscow and that the ladies about his father- who were never favorably disposed toward him- would have used it to turn the count against him, he nevertheless on the day of his arrival went to his father's part of the house.
The first count against Kanume states that on August 27, 2013 at Ngong town in Kajiado county, he corruptly solicited Sh40,000 from Ayaga as inducement to the allocation of the plot.
Giving people back their money should not count against the spending cap.
And he hopes it will not count against his chances of playing for Wales under Warren Gatland.
With a separate WUP, augmentation flows will no longer count against the 90 MGD limit.
Google will store two (2) types of files to your Google Drive, and the newly-created files will not count against your storage limits.
These count against the child's school record, they count against the school's rankings.
ANDY Murray hopes the complexities of the round-robin system do not count against him as he bids for the semi-finals at the ATP World Tour Finals in London tonight.
With Drogba's age and fitness beginning to count against him, Abramovich may be ready to thrust the 19-year-old alongside 50 million pound signing Fernando Torres.
KILDARE have moved to address a high free count against them in the win over Wexford by bringing in the referee from that night to help them keep their tackling within the rules.
An abrasive character, Allardyce has proved he can knit together a disparate team and big egos and instilled a fighting spirit the Black Cats desperately need - although the fact he managed the Magpies may count against him in the eyes of Sunderland fans.
The fact that he's starting on Friday means we'll have to make first impressions count against him.