Definition of throw in one's lot with in English:

throw in one's lot with

phrase

  • Decide to ally oneself closely with and share the fate of (a person or group)

    ‘the bourgeoisie had thrown in its lot with the monarchy’
    • ‘The five dairy co-op shareholders decided to throw in their lot with Philip at the end of the day.’
    • ‘When things didn't happen for me, I took the advice of my family and decided to throw in my lot with Ireland.’
    • ‘They call off the wedding amiably and Susan decides to throw in her lot with the Harvey girls.’
    • ‘If he throws in his lot with the militants, we will be plunged into a welter of violence for the foreseeable future.’
    • ‘This also applied to Ireland, and several hundred young men went to Spain to throw in their lot with one side or the other.’
    • ‘Thus far in Australia, we have decided not to throw in our lot with an aristocratic judiciary.’
    • ‘She yearned intensely to throw in her lot with us for life and yet she was inhibited by subconscious fear.’
    • ‘In 1921, she finally threw in her lot with the Liberals, running as a candidate for the party.’
    • ‘In 1779 Spain officially threw in her lot with the American revolutionaries and attacked British West Florida.’
    • ‘He also found that historical circumstances forced him to throw in his lot with the poor.’
    join forces with, join up with, form an alliance with, ally with, align oneself with, link up with, go into league with, combine with, join fortunes with, make common cause with
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