history is on someone's side

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Definition of history is on someone's side

used to say that it is a good thing for someone that the fact that something happened in the past means it will likely happen again They believe that they will succeed because history is on their side.

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“History is on someone's side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/history%20is%20on%20someone%27s%20side. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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