desert to

desert someone or something to someone or something

to abandon someone or something to someone or something; to let someone or something have someone or something. Who deserted this child to her horrible fate? Sam deserted his land to the horde of grubby prospectors.
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In the first place," said the General, "we cannot march across the deadly desert to the Land of Oz.
One of my spies, who is a Blackbird, flew over the desert to the Land of Oz, and saw the Magic Belt in Ozma's palace," replied the King with a groan.
I'll make a secret tunnel under the desert to the Land of Oz--yes
Indeed, Ozma and Dorothy had both almost forgotten that such a person as the Nome King yet lived under the mountains of the Land of Ev--which lay just across the deadly desert to the south of the Land of Oz.
What I'd like," said Dorothy, "is to find some way to cross the desert to the Land of Oz and its Emerald City.
It was quite evident that he was coming down into the desert to hunt.
I laughed a little --I was too weak to laugh much--and watched him strike out for the great desert to the west, wondering if he was mad, or what he thought he was going to find there.
For the next 6 months, they dug pits in the desert to hide equipment, excavated trenches to protect soldiers, and built 2-meter-tall sand berms to slow opposing troops.
We pass Diamond Bar, Rancho Cucamonga, and other barely distinguishable towns, about two hours later approaching the giant wind mills of Morongo that mark the passage from the semi-arid desert to the arid extra-dry desert.
Their early photographs introduced images of the desert to the Western world, revealing the awesome intensity of space, light and landscape.
This will allow College of the Desert to provide vast new services, accessibility, and features to students, faculty, and staff, which were unavailable with our old configuration.
We look forward to working directly with High Desert to deliver our neonatal care management solution as part of their commitment to providing a comprehensive, coordinated team approach to quality health care.
Last season, fourth-year starters Rudy Burgess, Aaron Briesmaster, Nick Gava and Jason Napoleon led Desert to a 13-1 record.
Converting High Desert to a multiservice ambulatory care center would produce a net savings of $9.
AVC travels to Palm Desert to face Desert in the conference opener at 7 p.