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English definition of “have sth on your side”

have sth on your side

If you have something on your side, it gives you an advantage when you are trying to achieve something: I thought I would get the job, but the other person who was being considered for it had experience on his side.Advantage and disadvantage
(Definition of have sth on your side from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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