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stick up for someone or something

to support someone or something; to speak in favor of someone or something. Everyone was making unpleasant remarks about John, but I stuck up for him. Our team was losing, but I stuck up for it anyway.
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stick up for somebody/something

to support or defend someone or something stand up for somebody/something Her friends stuck up for her when other people said she was guilty.
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stick up for

To defend or support.
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