cast\ in\ one's\ lot\ with

• cast in one's lot with literary formal
• throw in one's lot with
v. phr.
To decide to share or take part in anything that happens to; join.

The thief decided to throw in his lot with the gang when he heard their plans.

Washington was rich, but he decided to cast in his lot with the colonies against Britain.

When Carl was old enough to vote, he threw in his lot with the Democrats.

Syn.: join forces

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • cast in one's lot with — phrasal see cast one s lot with …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast in one's lot with — {formal} See: THROW IN ONE S LOT WITH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cast in one's lot with — {formal} See: THROW IN ONE S LOT WITH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To cast in one's lot with — Cast Cast (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To cast in one's lot with — Lot Lot (l[o^]t), n. [AS. hlot; akin to hle[ o]tan to cast lots, OS. hl[=o]t lot, D. lot, G. loos, OHG. l[=o]z, Icel. hlutr, Sw. lott, Dan. lod, Goth. hlauts. Cf. {Allot}, {Lotto}, {Lottery}.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which happens without human… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cast one's lot with — phrasal or cast in one s lot with : to associate oneself with for good or ill : share the fortunes of leaving home he cast in his lot with the trappers : take the side of : align oneself with cast his lot with the Republicans …   Useful english dictionary

  • cast one's lot with — See: THROW IN ONE S LOT WITH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cast one's lot with — See: THROW IN ONE S LOT WITH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cast\ one's\ lot\ with — See: throw in one s lot with …   Словарь американских идиом

  • throw\ in\ one's\ lot\ with — • cast in one s lot with literary formal • throw in one s lot with v. phr. To decide to share or take part in anything that happens to; join. The thief decided to throw in his lot with the gang when he heard their plans. Washington was rich, but… …   Словарь американских идиом


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