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leave sb high and dry

informal
to do something that is not at all convenient for someone and puts them in a very difficult situation: They pulled out of the deal at the last minute leaving us high and dry.
(Definition of leave sb high and dry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “leave sb high and dry”
in Chinese (Simplified) 给(某人)带来麻烦, 使(某人)陷入困境…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給(某人)帶來麻煩, 使(某人)陷入困境…
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