history is on someone's side

Definition of history is on someone's side

  1. —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.

Word by Word Definitions

historyplay
  1. :  tale, story

    :  a chronological record of significant events (as affecting a nation or institution) often including an explanation of their causes

    :  a treatise presenting systematically related natural phenomena (as of geography, animals, or plants)

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

sideplay
  1. :  the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

    :  one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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