announce for (someone or something)

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announce for (someone or something)

To show one's political support for someone or something. If the incumbent president announces for me, it will be a huge boost to my campaign. If you can't get any high-profile politicians in the party to announce for you, you don't stand a chance. I announced for her when she was running for state Senate, but it didn't seem to do any good—she still lost.
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announce (one's support) for someone or something

to declare one's political support for someone or something. The senator announced for the Supreme Court nominee. Our club announced for the incumbent candidate.
See also: announce, for
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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