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get (someone) onside

To gain someone's support or approval. If we can get the CEO onside, it would definitely help us to further this initiative.
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keep (someone) onside

To maintain someone's support or approval. If we want to expand our initiative, then we definitely need to keep the CEO onside.
See also: keep, onside
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get/keep somebody onˈside

get/keep somebody’s support: The government needs to keep the major national newspapers onside to help win votes in the election.
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CHARITY IN ACTION OnSide Youth Zones improves young people's futures by building places for young people to go, with positive things to do, staffed by people who care, seven days a week.
With support from Back Onside founder Libby Emmerson, dad-of-four Chris, 38, is making progress.
Eighteen youngsters from the Premier League Kicks and Onside projects attended a two-day course at Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre
Kathryn Morley, Chief Executive of OnSide Youth Zones said: "What young people need now more than ever is somewhere safe and inspiring to spend their leisure time.
Tigers left tackle Mitch Hyatt felt like his team had the momentum before that onside kick.
In their exchange, Smart is heard twice asking if Lovren touched the ball, as that would be a "deliberate action" and make Kane onside when he actually received the pass.
"I didn't know if I was onside or offside but I agree totally now that I was onside," Iheanacho said.
OnSide already runs the successful Factory Youth Zone in Harpurhey, which has been credited with helping to cut truancy rates and boost the confidence - and school results - of the hundreds of youngsters who use it.
ERIC BLACK challenged Aston Villa's sorry squad to get their beleaguered fans back onside after a poisonous atmosphere rained down from the stands during their bashing by Chelsea.
ERIC BLACK has challenged Aston Villa's players to get their fans back onside after a poisonous atmosphere rained down from the stands in the defeat by Chelsea.
However, replays showed he was in line with Martin Skrtel and Gunners boss Arsene Wenger said after the game he knew Ramsey was onside even though he was watching from his technical area.
Dean O'Grady, Founding Partner & Co-Chief Executive of Onside Partners shares Dizji's viewpoint and added: "The Dubai Desert Road Run is delighted to partner with Physique TV.
"He played the ball over the top for (Vydra), Doherty's gone in to go with him, Stearman stepped up, neither was right, it was onside.