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English definition of “leave sb high and dry”

leave sb high and dry

informal
to do something that is not at all convenient for someone and put them in a very difficult situation: They pulled out of the deal at the last minute leaving us high and dry.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
(Definition of leave sb high and dry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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