leave out in the cold

leave out in the cold
leave out in the cold
To neglect, ignore
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Main Entry:cold

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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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Main Entry:cold
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leave (someone) out in the cold — see cold, 2
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Main Entry:leave

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