work against

work against(
wuhrk
 
uh
-
gehnst
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. perjudicar
Esteban's lack of previous experience in that field worked against him.La falta de experiencia anterior en ese campo lo perjudicó.
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