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

(redirected from cast her 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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After spending a summer at the Bennington School of the Dance in the '30s, Shearer cast her lot with Doris Humphrey.
And the very fact of her white appearance, with which Iola "could have cast her lot with the favored race," brings Frank Latimer finally to suggest her, in the novel's closing, as "the subject of a soul-inspiring story" (263-64).
The reality of the difficulty of finding "the years to start again" force long-suffering, devoted Miriam to cast her lot with unconvincingly and perhaps undeservedly redeemed Solomon, who still loves Ashia.