throw oneself on the mercy of (someone)

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Definition of throw oneself on the mercy of (someone)

: to beg (someone) for mercy The prisoner confessed his crimes and threw himself on the mercy of the court.

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“Throw oneself on the mercy of (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throw%20oneself%20on%20the%20mercy%20of%20%28someone%29. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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