leave out in the cold

leave out in the cold
leave (someone) out in the cold to not allow someone to become part of a group or an activity.

The government's transport policy leaves people who do not own cars out in the cold.

Women's football teams feel they are left out in the cold as far as media coverage is concerned.


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  • 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

  • leave out in the cold — See: OUT IN THE COLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • leave out in the cold — See: OUT IN THE COLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • leave\ out\ in\ the\ cold — See: out in the cold …   Словарь американских идиом

  • leave out in the cold — not invite, exclude    Kim didn t receive an invitation. She was left out in the cold …   English idioms

  • Leave out in the cold — not to inform …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • leave out in the cold — Australian Slang not to inform …   English dialects glossary

  • 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

  • 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

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