in the lurch

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in a difficult or vulnerable position

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After several alcohol-fueled years, 151 finally got cirrhosis, leaving new pro Pat Smith in the lurch once again.
Small businesses, reliant on state contracts for revenue and making their payrolls, have been left in the lurch, with no payments forthcoming from Sacramento.
The ex-wife of the heir to one of Britain's grandest titles said yesterday: "I'm broke - he's left me completely in the lurch.
In the lurch from the 1980s to the 1990s, I feel that pessimism is now prevailing a bit too much and should not be allowed to lead to yet another lurch into something else.
When our business failed, we chose not to file for bankruptcy because we didn't want to leave our customers and vendors in the lurch," said Latman.