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  1. leave somebody holding the bag(verb)

    Synonyms:
    leave somebody in the lurch, leave somebody holding the baby

  2. leave somebody holding the bag(verb)

    To abandon somebody, leaving them holding the responsibility or blame.

    After the accident, he just vanished and left me holding the bag.

    Synonyms:
    leave somebody holding the baby, leave somebody in the lurch

  3. leave somebody holding the bag(verb)

    To remove the value from an article or arrangement and leave somebody holding the empty (or valueless) container.

    The closing bell may be ringing for business method patents, and their patentees may find they have become bagholders. (Federal district court in CyberSource Corp. v. Retail Decisions Inc., 2009 WL 815448 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 23, 2009), referring to the In re Bilski case)

    Synonyms:
    leave somebody in the lurch, leave somebody holding the baby

How to pronounce leave somebody holding the bag?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say leave somebody holding the bag in sign language?

  1. leavesomebodyholdingthebag

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