on (one's) side(redirected from on his side)
on (one's) side
Supportive or in aid of one or one's idea, plan, intention, etc. We're all on your side, Jerry. We just want to see this issue resolved as quickly and easily as possible. If she's going to win this case, she'll need one heck of a legal team on her side.
on someone's side
In support of someone's views or interests, as in I'm glad you're on my side in this debate, or With the Canadians on our side, we should be able to persuade the Mexicans of a North American policy . [1300s]
on your side
If something is on your side, it gives you an advantage and helps you to achieve something. We at least have time on our side. There really is no hurry. I have been very lucky this year. Luck seems to be on my side.
on sidesupporting or part of the same team as someone else.
1997 Spectator And while clearly ‘on side’ with New Labour, he has never been a closely quartered insider.