Focus on the pronunciation of ally
English definition of “ally”
/ˈæl·ɑɪ/, /əˈlɑɪ/ n [C]
› politics & government a country that has agreed to give help and support to another, esp. during a war, or a person who helps and supports someone else ally
/əˈlɑɪ/, /ˈæl·ɑɪ/ v [T always + adv/prep] › I refused to ally myself with that mob.