Synonyms of leave someone in the lurch in English:

leave someone in the lurch


See definition of lurch

phrase

1‘I wouldn't have left the club if it meant leaving them in the lurch’

SYNONYMS
leave in trouble, let down, leave helpless, leave stranded, leave high and dry, abandon, desert, betray
North American informal bail on
archaic forsake
ANTONYMS

help, support, come to the aid of


phrase

1‘up to ninety farmers will be left in the lurch following the decision to stop funding’

SYNONYMS
abandon, desert, leave, leave high and dry, turn one's back on, cast aside, break with, break up with
jilt, strand, leave stranded, throw over
informal run out on, walk out on, dump, ditch
British informal give someone the push, give someone the elbow, give someone the big E, bin off
archaic forsake
ANTONYMS

stick by