leave someone in the lurch

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To abandon somebody; especially, to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation.
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He left me in the lurch and I had to finish the whole project by myself.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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ترك شخص ما في المنعطف

dejar a alguien en la estacada

کسی را در کمال بگذارید

کسی کو بھگدڑ میں چھوڑ دو

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