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work against/for sb

phrasal verb with work uk   /wɜːk/  us   /wɝːk/ verb
to make it more difficult, or easier, for someone to achieve something: Inexperience can work against a candidate looking for a job.
Translations of “work against/for sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使對(某人)不利/有利…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使对(某人)不利/有利…
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