on someone's side

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on someone's side

In support of someone's views or interests, as in I'm glad you're on my side in this debate, or With the Canadians on our side, we should be able to persuade the Mexicans of a North American policy. [1300s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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