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"side with sb" in British English

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side with sb

phrasal verb with side uk   us   /saɪd/ verb
to ​support one ​person or ​group in an ​argument: If ​ever there was any ​sort of ​argument, she'd always ​side with my ​father against me.
(Definition of side with sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"side with sb" in Business English

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side with sb

phrasal verb with side uk   us   /saɪd/ verb
to decide that you ​support a particular ​opinion or belief in an argument: The ​judge sided with ​workers who were ​sacked for ​refusing to use unsafe ​equipment.side with sb on sth The ​Republicanadministration tended to ​side with ​privateinterests on ​issues of ​governmentregulation.
(Definition of side with sb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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