Definition of leave someone in the lurch in English:

leave someone in the lurch

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phrase

  • Leave someone abruptly and without assistance or support when they are in a difficult situation.

    • ‘he left you in the lurch when you needed him most’
    leave in trouble, let down, leave helpless, leave stranded, leave high and dry, abandon, desert, betray
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