be (a) party to (something)

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be (a) party to (something)

To be involved in something, often something clandestine. I refuse to be a party to your schemes any longer!
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be (a) ˈparty to something

(formal) take part in a (secret) plan, agreement, etc., and therefore be partly responsible for it: ‘Were you a party to this, Anna?’ ‘No, Mrs Jones, I was away on holiday at the time.’How many people were party to the plan?
See also: party, something
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I think the general committee had a very full discussion about it on several occasions and obviously as secretary I am party to these discussions and prepare papers for it and so on.
The allegations are, to the extent that I am party to them, in any event wholly denied.
There will be nothing short of an AM party to help lift the spirits of everyone who has been suffering with the insane gas prices that keep on increasing.