stump for

stump for someone

to go about making political speeches in support of someone. The vice president was out stumping for members of Congress who were running this term. Since all the politicians were out stumping for one another, there was no one in the capital to vote on important legislation.
See also: stump
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Market orders executed according to the procedure of open tender for the maintenance of green spaces, pruning, felling and tree stump for the city of Bondues.
I was taken by Anderson's interest in the old stump for a few reasons.
There is some evidence however, that they are protective against neonatal tetanus when applied to the cord stump for the first few days.