take (one's) side

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take (one's) side

To support or side with one in an argument. You always take your wife's side, even if you don't agree with her! Thank you for taking my side at the meeting. I was starting to feel like I was on my own in there.
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We don't take sides. The situation was brought under control; you could have imagined what would have been the consequences now,' he maintained.
3 (ANI): The Delta Air Lines on Friday refused to take sides in the debate over gun control reform regarding its decision to no longer offer discounts to National Rifle Association members.
3 ( ANI ): The Delta Air Lines on Friday refused to take sides in the debate over gun control reform regarding its decision to no longer offer discounts to National Rifle Association members.
- then 'the biggest accounting firm west of the Mississippi,' as its old partners loved to point out - was known to take sides whenever business issues were brought before him.
We can take sides. We can be partisan in the color of our politics.
Pakistan's opposition parties urging the government not to take sides in tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia after Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir and Deputy Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Islamabad and met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif.
TOKYO, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- China on Tuesday denounced a US State Department document on the South China Sea, urging the US to abide by its commitment not to take sides on the South China Sea issue, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.
In the meantime, tell your friends to back off and not to take sides.
In other words, in the majority of cases, when an Italian character intervenes, it is to take sides, becoming involved in the dispute, and making the exchange more elaborated.
Role of third parties Marrakech Secret Men's Express Business (N = 21) (N = 11) Scenes in which 3rd parties intervene 3 (14%) 6 (55%) as pacifiers Scenes in which 3rd parties intervene 6 (29%) 1 (9%) to take sides Table 6.
Yet Britain as a nation had no desire to take sides in the religious war between Christian and Islamic extremism.
Finally, please God, let there be no Catholic publication that will take sides in the 2000 or any other political campaign, impugning one or the other candidate.
Somehow I had not pictured him doing anything so partisan as casting a vote.) But Woodward's refusal to assess, judge, or take sides finally leads him to take sides in an involuntary and destructive way.