Meaning of “side with sb” in the English Dictionary

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"side with sb" in British English

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side with sb

phrasal verb with side uk /saɪd/ 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 /saɪd/ us 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 Republican administration tended to side with private interests on issues of government regulation.

(Definition of “side with sb” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)