Emanuel, working with his old boss and ally, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, made it easy for the Republicans to resist.
At first the authorities refuse to admit him, but he finds an ally in a dedicated teacher played by Naomie Harris.
He was at times both an ally and annoyance to President Obama.
The Kabul government, our ally, would find itself in the middle between two friends.
Israel will be left with only one friend and ally in international organizations and institutions, namely the United States.
To McCalloway his thoughts had turned for the succour of a steadying calm—and that one ally was no longer in reach.
Without question, in this tall stranger Big Tom had an ally.
He was Pharisaic ally thankful that he was not as that conglomerate group in the Bannister box.
When one group unites its power, those nearby must ally for protection.
He must ally himself with no party and yet command the confidence of all parties.
late 14c., "relative, kinsman," from ally (v.); mid-15c. in the sense of "one united with another by treaty or league."