on both sides

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used to refer to the people who support a position together with the people who support the opposing positionPeople on both sides of the dispute agree that changes are necessary.

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“On both sides.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20both%20sides. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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