cast one's lot with

idiomatic phrase

Definition of cast one's lot with

: to join or become associated with a person, group, or thing that one hopes will win or succeed He decided to take a risk and cast his lot with a promising start-up company.

First Known Use of cast one's lot with

1785, in the meaning defined above

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“Cast one's lot with.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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