One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘poor Fairfax, I think they had a down on him’
disapprove of, be against, be prejudiced against, be set against, bear a grudge towards, show antagonism to, be hostile to, feel ill will towards, show ill will towards
persecute, pick on, push about, push around, lean on, bully, abuse, discriminate against, ill-treat, mistreat, maltreat, harass, hound, torment, terrorize, torture, punish unfairly
get at, have it in for, be down on, give someone a hard time, hassle, needle, get on someone's back, make things hot for someone
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