To leave one in the lurch

Definition of To leave one in the lurch

In the game of cribbage, to leave one's adversary so far behind that the game is won before he has scored thirty-one.
To leave one behind; hence, to abandon, or fail to stand by, a person in a difficulty.
- Denham.

See also: Lurch Lurch

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To lay in lavender
To lay on
To lay on the shelf
To lay on the table
To lay out
To lay stress upon
To lay wait
To lead (as a bride) to the altar
To lead astray
To lead by the nose
To lead captive
To lead off
To lead one a dance
To lead the way
To leak out
to learn by heart
To learn by rote
To leave alone
To leave no stone unturned
To leave off
-To leave one in the lurch-
To leave one out in the cold
To leave one to himself
To leave out
To leave to one's self
To lend a hand
To lend one's ears
To let alone
To let be
To let blood
To let down
To let drive
To let fly
To let in
To let loose
To let off
To let on
To let out
To let run
To let slide
To let slip
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