To take sides

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3 (ANI): The Delta Air Lines on Friday refused to take sides in the debate over gun control reform regarding its decision to no longer offer discounts to National Rifle Association members.
3 ( ANI ): The Delta Air Lines on Friday refused to take sides in the debate over gun control reform regarding its decision to no longer offer discounts to National Rifle Association members.
TOKYO, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- China on Tuesday denounced a US State Department document on the South China Sea, urging the US to abide by its commitment not to take sides on the South China Sea issue, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.
In the meantime, tell your friends to back off and not to take sides.
In other words, in the majority of cases, when an Italian character intervenes, it is to take sides, becoming involved in the dispute, and making the exchange more elaborated.
Yet Britain as a nation had no desire to take sides in the religious war between Christian and Islamic extremism.
Somehow I had not pictured him doing anything so partisan as casting a vote.) But Woodward's refusal to assess, judge, or take sides finally leads him to take sides in an involuntary and destructive way.