Definition of in someone's corner in English:

in someone's corner


  • On someone's side; giving someone support and encouragement.

    ‘he is a former pupil; I feel very sorry for him and I am still in his corner’
    • ‘We all know someone that fits into this category, and they are the people you want on your side or in your corner.’
    • ‘With the moral and financial support of parents fervently in his corner, Johnathan's case is set to go before the School Board for a final hearing Tuesday.’
    • ‘And while Camilla has had the benefit of excellent spin doctors and a camp of loyal supporters, Wallis had little support in her corner of the ring.’
    • ‘He's been in my corner supporting me all these years, and I don't know if I could ever thank him enough.’
    • ‘I'm going to work hard to get to that level of success that I want and I know I will because I have God in my corner and a loving and a supporting family by my side.’
    • ‘From the ones that were in our corner and supportive, we learned the value of having a reliable mentor.’
    • ‘You only get to work with these people if you've got a major player in your corner.’
    • ‘It's a great boost for me to see how they are progressing and I must admit I am really enjoying being in their corner and trying to pass on any knowledge I can.’
    • ‘They're already something of a pet project for the famous Morin Heights Studios, the Tea Party's Jeff Martin is in their corner and an album is on its way.’
    • ‘Moreover, she had that magic that made those others feel that, with her in their corner, anything on earth was possible.’