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im Stich lassen



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im Stich lassen
     v. to abandon, to leave someone in the lurch
Analysis
im
     contraction. contraction of in dem ; in the
     in
          prep. (in + dative) in; within; at; contained by
               Es ist im Haus. - It is in the house.
          prep. (in + dative) pertaining to
          prep. (in + accusative) into
               Er geht ins Haus. - He goes into the house.
     dem
          art. the; dative singular masculine of der
          art. the; dative singular neuter of der
          pron. dative singular masculine of der
          pron. dative singular neuter of der
Stich
     n-m. stab
     n-m. sting
     n-m. prick
     n-m. (card games) trick
     n-m. (art) engraving
lassen
     v. (transitive, with an infinitive) to allow; to permit; to let
     v. (transitive, with an infinitive) to have someone (do something); to have (something done); to make (something happen); to cause (something to be done)
          etwas machen lassen — “to have something done”
          jemanden etwas tun lassen — “to have someone do something”
     v. to let; to leave

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