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stand up for someone

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stand up for someone

verb phrase

To defend and support someone; GO TO BAT FOR someone: Nobody stood up for her, so she had to back off

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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