What is another word for leave in the lurch?

346 synonyms found


[ lˈiːv ɪnðə lˈɜːt͡ʃ], [ lˈiːv ɪnðə lˈɜːt‍ʃ], [ l_ˈiː_v ɪ_n_ð_ə l_ˈɜː_tʃ]

Synonyms for Leave in the lurch:

How to use "Leave in the lurch" in context?

"leave in the lurch" is a phrase that is often used to describe when someone breaks a promise. This phrase is most commonly used when someone has agreed to do something, but then decides not to do it. Often times, this phrase is used when someone feels like they are being pushed or pulled in different directions and they do not have time to finish the task that they have agreed to. This phrase is often used to describe situations where someone feels like they are not in control.

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