leave someone high and dry

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leave someone high and dry [idiom]

To leave someone helpless in a difficult situation

leave someone high and dry -  کسی را آلاخون والاخون کردن

 کسی را آلاخون والاخون کردن


He abandoned his wife and five children and left them high and dry.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

(leave somebody/something) high and drya) if someone is left high and dry, they are left without any help or without the things that they needb) if a boat, area etc is left high and dry, it is left on land because the water that surrounded it has gone down The once-thriving port of Rye was left high and dry as sea levels retreated.

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 4th Edition

leave sb high and dry informal

to do something that is not at all convenient for someone and put them in a very difficult situation:

They pulled out of the deal at the last minute leaving us high and dry.

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Collins Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary

leave someone high and dry

to leave someone in a difficult situation which they are unable to do anything about

Schools with better reputations will be flooded with applications while poorer schools will be left high and dry.