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English definition of “ally yourself to/with sb”

ally yourself to/with sb

verb uk phrasal verb with ally   /əˈlaɪ/ us  
to start to support someone: He allied himself with the left of the party.Creating alliancesBacking, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
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