leave sb in the lurch Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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leave sb in the lurch

to leave someone at a ​time when they need you to ​stay and ​help
(Definition of leave sb in the lurch from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “leave sb in the lurch”
in Chinese (Simplified) 丢下(某人)不管,撇下(某人)不管…
in Chinese (Traditional) 丟下(某人)不管,撇下(某人)不管…
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“leave sb in the lurch” in English

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