out in the cold

out in the cold
phrasal
: neglected, ignored : left unconsidered : deprived of benefits given others

the plan helps engineers and firemen but leaves brakemen out in the cold

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the talks left the French out in the cold


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • out in the cold — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Alone; not included. * /All the other children were chosen for parts in the play, but Johnny was left out in the cold./ * /Everybody made plans for Christmas Day and Mary found herself out in the cold./ Compare: HIGH AND… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out in the cold — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Alone; not included. * /All the other children were chosen for parts in the play, but Johnny was left out in the cold./ * /Everybody made plans for Christmas Day and Mary found herself out in the cold./ Compare: HIGH AND… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out\ in\ the\ cold — adj. phr. informal Alone; not included. All the other children were chosen for parts in the play, but Johnny was left out in the cold. Everybody made plans for Christmas Day and Mary found herself out in the cold. Compare: high and dry …   Словарь американских идиом

  • out in the cold — alone, not included I was left out in the cold when the rest of the class went to the movie without me …   Idioms and examples

  • out in the cold — phrasal deprived of benefits given others < the plan benefits management but leaves labor out in the cold > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • out in the cold — not included in a group, not invited    He was left out in the cold because of his religious beliefs …   English idioms

  • To leave one out in the cold — Cold Cold, n. 1. The relative absence of heat or warmth. [1913 Webster] 2. The sensation produced by the escape of heat; chilliness or chillness. [1913 Webster] When she saw her lord prepared to part, A deadly cold ran shivering to her heart.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • out in the cold — ignored; neglected. → cold …   English new terms dictionary

  • leave someone out in the cold — phrase to deliberately not include someone in an activity or group If Britain does not work with the rest of Europe, it could be left out in the cold. Thesaurus: to not include something or someonesynonym Main entry: cold * * * leave (someone)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • leave out in the cold — To neglect, ignore • • • Main Entry: ↑cold * * * 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 …   Useful english dictionary

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