cast (one's) lot with (someone or something)

(redirected from casting their lot with)

cast (one's) lot with (someone or something)

To join and steadfastly support another person or group. As soon as news of the CEO's scandal becomes public, I doubt that big investor will want to cast her lot with us. Don't worry, mom—I really don't care about casting my lot with the cool kids at school.
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cast one's lot with

Also, cast or throw in one's lot with . Join or side with, no matter what the outcome, as in Bill cast his lot with the new company. [First half of 1500s]
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cast (one's) lot with

To join or side with for better or worse.
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Despite cheap oil and gas, I don't see the Mercosur nations casting their lot with Chavismo.
Voters in East Lane County appeared to be casting their lot with a political newcomer in Tuesday's election, choosing Cottage Grove businessman Faye Stewart to represent them for the next four years as county commissioner from the predominantly rural district that runs from Eugene to Cottage Grove to Oakridge.
Hughes-backed satcaster Galaxy Latin America and Argentina's powerful Grupo Clarin are both said to be eyeing market entry, but both will likely end up casting their lot with the Montevideo trio.
Almost all ballerinas have it in them to curtsy; this is because most of them win their claim to sovereignty by effacement before an invisible, inherited court, from casting their lot with an artistic tradition that is formal, cued, and social.