back (someone) for (something)

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back (someone) for (something)

To support someone in some pursuit, often election to an office. I'm backing Caroline for student council president—here, have a button!
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back someone for something

to support or endorse someone for something, such as a public office. We all back Tom for president. I am backing Jane for treasurer.
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"Rod has been backing us for a few years now and his input, which has increased year on year, is greatly appreciated." Dyer is pictured, front middle, alongside Reynolds, right, and fellow coach George Rigg at the progressive outfit's Gas Club headquarters.
The fans are backing us for what is now clearly a critical match in the group."