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change sides

To switch one's loyalties. My aunt is determined to bring me over to her political party, ignoring the fact that I am not remotely interested in changing sides! You can't get me to change sides! I'm a fan of the Yankees through and through!
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His looks were not quite friendly, and I was so revolted at these constant changes that I could not forbear whispering, "So you've changed sides again.
In a word, he had played his cards throughout, with great care; had changed sides at the very nick of time; had delivered up two of the most notorious rioters, and a distinguished felon to boot; and was quite at his ease.
One buxom breastfeeding mum told us of an inquisitive infant next to her asking why she'd changed sides.
One of our greatest politicians, Sir Winston Churchill, changed sides from the Tories to the Liberals and back again, so I'm in good company.
When asked if Snowden is guilty of treason, Kalugin said that the NSA whistleblower is a traitor by American standards, adding that when someone changed sides and goes to the other side, it is a victory.
Replying to a question, he said that he had no idea bout the loyalties of Hussain Haqani, who had always changed sides with impunity.
Replying to a question, he said that he had no idea about the loyalties of Hussain Haqani, who had always changed sides with impunity.
Chau changed sides after five years with the army while his brother remained loyal to the North, going with his Buddhist training and his disillusionment with communist philosophies.
Has our prolific defender of the working classes changed sides, and is now defending the wealthy?
The Zeta cartel, made up of former Mexican special forces troops, recently changed sides from the Gulfs to the Sinaloas, sparking renewed killings.
A certain newspaper - which I have never purchased and whose name is never mentioned in Liverpool - has changed sides on more than one occasion.
With such problems affecting Lebanon's immediate future, who needs more complications after the latest move by Druze warlord Walid Jumblat, who changed sides and left the majority stranded?
Bizarrely the 75-year-old has been a lifelong Republican supporter but changed sides to present Obama with a Pittsburgh Steelers jersey at one of his Democratic party campaign rallies.
The twist in the tail of this story is that Edmund Mortimer changed sides and married Glyndwr's daughter
Brown writes 'No other Axis state changed sides so dramatically .