Crusade for

crusade for (someone or something)

To strongly support someone or something and encourage others to do the same. Many people in our small town are crusading for that big construction project because the closest store right now is 10 miles away.
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Crusade for someone or something

to campaign or demonstrate for someone or something. I can hardly crusade for the defeat of a friend. Ed went on a crusade for Eric, hoping to get him elected.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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De Mezieres wanted the two kings to bury their differences and set out on crusade for the East together.