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align yourself with sth/sb

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with align   /əˈlaɪn/ us  
If you align yourself with an organization or person, you agree with and support their aims: The party is under pressure to align itself more closely with industry. The major unions are aligned with the government on this issue.
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