throw something on the scale
be thrown into the scale (of something)
obsolete To be added to something in order to its importance, relevance, or influence. The conquered nation has been thrown into the scale of the empire's domain, securing yet another region over which it reigns. The government must ensure that any such legislation is thrown into the scale of public confidence.
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throw something on (or into) the scaleemphasize the relevance of something to one side of an argument or debate.
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