count against


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Related to count against: out for the count

count against

vb
(intr, preposition) to have influence to the disadvantage of: your bad timekeeping will count against you.
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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.
In the first count against the accused person, who is also known as Teresa Simon, it was said that, on February 28, 2019, in Ilorin, he had in his possession document in his Gmail account containing false pretence in his Gmail account, with intent to defraud, and thereby committed an offence contrary to sections 6, and 8 (b) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other related offences.
Under the proposed constitutional amendment, ACR-183, recipients of government pensions, disability and retirement benefits wouldn't have the monetary amount of those benefits count against the $250 property tax deduction.
NA-200Larkana Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is leading with 435 votes NA-131 Lahore According to unofficial results, PTI Chairman is leading the count against PML-Ns Saad Rafique with 7,224 votes.
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.
What might count against him will be his long-term knee problems which have to be managed by his region carefully.
That will count against the 52-year-old as far as the Sunderland job is concerned.
The 29-year-old is still in the frame but his lack of managerial experience could count against him.
"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.