One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘desks are typically aligned in straight rows facing forwards’
line up, range, arrange in line, put in order, put in columns, put in rows, straighten, straighten up
marshal, orient, place, position, dispose, situate, set
2‘he aligned himself with the workers’
ally, affiliate, associate, join, side, sympathize, be in league, unite, combine, join up, join forces, form an alliance, team up, band together, cooperate, collaborate, throw in one's lot, make common cause
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