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stick up for

Definition of stick up for in English:

Support or defend (a person or cause): they pick on her and she won’t stick up for herself
More example sentences
  • It's like I don't even know who I'm sticking up for sometimes, who's side I should really be on.
  • He stuck up for those that were helpless to defend themselves.
  • The friend, whom I'd stuck up for, did a deal with the police: he agreed to give evidence against me in return for being let off.
Synonyms
support, give one's support to, take the side of, side with, be on the side of, stand by, stand up for, take someone's part, be supportive of, be loyal to, defend, come to the defence of, champion, speak up for, fight for
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