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Definición de “tell against sb/sth” en inglés

tell against sb/sth

UK formal
verb uk phrasal verb with tell   /tel/ (told, told) us  
to make someone or something more likely to fail: His reputation as a troublemaker told against him when he tried to change his job.
(Definition of tell against sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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