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.
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We at Silvaco are determined to win the remaining count against Avant
The superseding indictment adds two wire fraud charges against all six defendants and a false statement count against Dan O.
Traditionally, New York school districts issue general obligation bonds that count against constitutional debt limits.
The value of the coverage does not count against key employees for purposes of the 25% concentration test.
In such a situation, the two transactions are considered together and the amounts paid for the preexisting ownership will count against the taxpayer in determining whether (1)the acquisition was solely for voting stock and (2) the transaction is within the limits of the boot relaxation rule.
Some go out of desperation, seeking niches where visible marks of poverty or a lack of English skills will not count against someone willing to work long, arduous days.
The pitcher should try to throw five pitches or less between innings, as those pitches count against the total available to him.
The remaining count against the company charges the company with conspiring to violate federal election laws.
In addition, if you go to work but earn less than $200 a month or work less than forty hours a month in self-employment, that month does not count against your trial work allotment.
Shaun McRae, his coach at St Helens, who has been appointed Great Britain's technical coach, fears that the scrum-half's lack of rugby this season will count against him.
Earlier today, a federal judge dismissed the most serious count against Ms.
In their quest to win a championship last season, the Avengers loaded some contracts with incentive bonuses that count against this year's salary cap.