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Definition of leave in the lurch

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Slang terms with the same meaning

Other terms relating to 'to abandon, leave a person':

Definitions include: to fail to meet someone at a designated location.
Definitions include: excluded.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to skip a pre-arranged meeting, especially a date.
Definitions include: to abandon, to leave; "ditch".
Definitions include: to leave an event or conversation.
Definitions include: to defraud; "swindle".
Definitions include: in an irreparably bad situation; "out of luck"; "screwed".
Definitions include: to not do something out of fear; "chicken out".

Slang terms with the same root words

Other terms relating to 'in':

Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: involving everyone or everything.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: no chance.
Definitions include: something easy.
Definitions include: at some time before the present.
Definitions include: having resumed an activity that one had previously stopped performing.
Definitions include: included.
Definitions include: clitoris.
Definitions include: to intrude.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: visible mucus in one's nostrils.
Definitions include: acronym for "be back in a bit", i.e. "I will return in a short amount of time."
Definitions include: never.

Other terms relating to 'leave':

Definitions include: acronym of "absent without leave."
Definitions include: an uncaring or uninterested retort; "talk to the hand".
Definitions include: see leave (one) hanging.
Definitions include: to abandon a person, without them having proper resources.
Definitions include: to abandon a person after a crime has been committed, leaving them with incriminating evidence (literally) or blame (figuratively.)
Definitions include: give it all you had at a particular activity.
Definitions include: The same as ditto (British).
Definitions include: to forsake a person who has placed their reliance or trust on you.
Definitions include: to die.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.
Definitions include: extremely popular.
Definitions include: taking a passive role.

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