change sides


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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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He was actually signalling that the Free Syrian Army is getting ready to change sides. There will have to be amnesties and financial rewards for those who change sides, of course, but these things are easily arranged.
He was actually signaling that The Free Syrian Army is getting ready to change sides. There will have to be amnesties and financial rewards for those who change sides, of course, but these things are easily arranged.
Stay in the same direction with a hedge on your right and in a few yards change sides with the hedge to continue along a series of pools on the right.
'I change sides regularly otherwise you get lines on your face,' he says.
Two more levels remain: Ineffective Combat Operations and Change Sides.
Caleb Parker is one of 257,000 free persons of color living in the Confederacy; when war breaks out, he and his best friend enlist in the Union militia, yet Yankee atrocities force them to change sides and fight for the Confederacy.
This is not to urge that those who genuinely believe in the Euro should change sides for the sake of opportunism, but merely to point out the grave dangers of a flawed analysis of the true views of this country upon this issue.
Sometimes I have to change sides of the table, so being able to say yes helps when, eventually, I have to be the naysayer.
IN ADDITION, THE COMPLEX weave of tribal factions, some of which change sides frequently, will make it hard for the U.S.
Now it is time to change sides and repeat the exercise.
Looking at the plans and models for Gehry's building, and at photographs of the site, I remembered Cezanne - also a complainer asking, "When the hell are they going to make a painter, a real one, the head of the Louvre?" Fritsch's project must be built, if only so that the museum's detractors and defenders will be able - at least this once - to change sides.
Do six repetitions then change sides and repeat to complete one full set.
What happens when the enemy - supposedly persuaded to change sides - have spent the first tranche of cash?
"I change sides regularly, otherwise you get lines on your face and end up with one eye higher than the other," he says.
The Ukraine international said: 'I think destiny decided to change sides and give the Cup to Liverpool.