come down on the side of (someone or something)

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come down on the side of (someone or something)

To establish one's opinion or view as being in support of a particular side of an issue. I think the jury is going to come down on the side of the plaintiff. This issue is unjust, and as your mayor, I promise to come down on the side of equality.
See also: come, down, of, on, side