leave (someone) out in the cold


: to leave (someone) in a bad position : to not give (someone) the rights or advantages that are given to others
The changes benefit management but leave the workers out in the cold.

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“Leave (someone) out in the cold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leave%20%28someone%29%20out%20in%20the%20cold. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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