take sides

take sides
index bicker, involve (participate)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • take sides — To range oneself with one party or other • • • Main Entry: ↑side * * * support one person or cause against another or others in a dispute, conflict, or contest I do not want to take sides in this matter * * * take sides (or take someone s side) …   Useful english dictionary

  • take sides — {v. phr.} To join one group against another in a debate or quarrel. * /Switzerland refused to take sides in the two World Wars./ * /Tom wanted to go fishing. Dick wanted to take a hike. Bob took sides with Tom so they all went fishing./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take sides — {v. phr.} To join one group against another in a debate or quarrel. * /Switzerland refused to take sides in the two World Wars./ * /Tom wanted to go fishing. Dick wanted to take a hike. Bob took sides with Tom so they all went fishing./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take sides — ► take sides support one person or cause against another or others. Main Entry: ↑side …   English terms dictionary

  • take\ sides — v. phr. To join one group against another in a debate or quarrel. Switzerland refused to take sides in the two World Wars. Tom wanted to go fishing. Dick wanted to take a hike. Bob took sides with Tom so they all went fishing. Compare: line… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take sides — Synonyms and related words: act with, align with, argue, argufy, back, back up, bandy words, bicker, cavil, champion, choplogic, contend, contest, cross swords, cut and thrust, discept, dispute, flock to, get behind, get in behind, get together… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take sides — support one side on the other You should not take sides in the argument or both sides will hate you …   Idioms and examples

  • take sides — verb To ally oneself with a given opinion, agenda or group; to support one side or viewpoint in a competition or confrontation. I am not going to argue with you, and I am not going to take sides in this …   Wiktionary

  • take sides — support one person or group in an argument    The mayor refused to take sides in the fight to save the hospital …   English idioms

  • take sides — take a stand, support, side with …   English contemporary dictionary

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