leave sb in the lurch

leave sb in the lurch — бросить в беде

leave sb/sth high and dry (leave without help or necessary elements) — бросить на произвол судьбы

see also
[throw sb in at the deep end]
[walk out on]
[бросить в беде]

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leave sb/sth high and dry

leave sb/sth high and dry (to leave someone without help or necessary elements; to leave someone unsupported and unable to maneuver; to leave someone helpless) — бросить кого-л. на произвол судьбы, бросить кого-л. в трудную минуту, оставить без помощи, оставить кого-л. в беспомощном состоянии

hang out to dry ...Emerson

hang out to dry
...Emerson was very bitter over how he'd been hung out to dry.