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

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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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References in classic literature ?
If your future was as uncertain as mine is -if you, too, were a friendless woman thrown on the world -- my conscience might be easy in letting you cast your lot with mine.
The dark secrets that are present in every family, the primal relationships you have with the people you've cast your lot with through grunts and screams, and how deep those relationships are and how they've shaped you as a human being.
It was obvious that you had an agenda prior to traveling there and that you had decided to cast your lot with the Palestinians, regardless of the reality of the situation on the ground.
The amount of organizational research needed before interviewing is minimal compared to what you need to know once you've cast your lot with the organization.