have (got) (someone's) back

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have (got) (someone's) back

To be willing and prepared to help or defend someone; to look out for someone in case he or she needs assistance. Don't worry about those thugs, buddy. I've got your back if they ever come bother you again. You can always rely on your parents to have your back.
See also: back, have