not leave (one's) side

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not leave (one's) side

1. To remain in one's company indefinitely or for an extended period of time, especially to provide them with care. His parents didn't leave his side for the whole time he was in the hospital. Whenever our kids get sick, they never let us leave their side.
2. To remain married to and supportive of one, especially during and/or after some trouble or hardship. He did not leave my side, even though I'd squandered our life savings on a get-rich-quick scheme. The senator's wife today reiterated that she wouldn't leave her husband's side amid the scandal.
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not leave somebody’s ˈside

stay with somebody, especially in order to take care of them: While he was in hospital she didn’t leave his side for more than a couple of hours at a time.
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"If you're having a bad day, he won't leave my side and he does things to make me laugh.
"She won't leave my side. I am dreading going to work on Monday (today)."
Every time I'm unwell she won't leave my side! And she protects me at any cost.
"He won't leave my side until he knows that I'm OK."
She liked playing outside and exploring, but now she won't leave my side.
"She jumps into my arms and buries her head into me for some more love, she won't leave my side even when off lead.
She won't leave my side and I simply can't leave hers so we have forged a quite pathetic pact.
"She is absolutely terrified and won't leave my side. She said if I ever die she would kill herself because the world is full of horrible people."
"Now he won't leave my side. I took him to the park and when I was pushing him on the swings he couldn't stop giggling."
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