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leave someone in the lurch

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leave someone in the lurch

verb phrase

To abandon someone in a difficult plight: They all cleared out and left me in the lurch (1596+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Idioms and Phrases with leave someone in the lurch

leave someone in the lurch

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