Значение идиомы have two strikes against one

[have two strikes against one] or [have two strikes on one] {v. phr.}, {informal} To have things working against you; be hindered inseveral ways; be in a difficult situation; be unlikely to succeed.

Children from the poorest parts of a city often have two strikesagainst them before they enter school.

George has two strikesagainst him already. Everybody is against what he wants to do.

Compare: BEHIND THE EIGHT BALL.


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Значение идиомы have two strikes against one