be there for (someone)

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be there for (someone)

To be available or willing to offer support to someone. I promised to be there for my friend Ann after her mother died.
See also: there

be there for someone

SPOKEN
COMMON If you are there for someone, you are ready to listen to their problems and to help and support them. Jimmy has always been a good friend to me and always been there for me with bits of advice. I said, `I'll be there for you', which is all he wanted really.
See also: someone, there

be there for someone

be available to provide support or comfort for someone, especially at a time of adversity.
1998 Spectator Elegant, determined and intelligent, she was the perfect tycoon's wife: always there for her husband and ready to defend him.
See also: someone, there

be ˈthere for somebody

be available if somebody wants to talk to you or if they need help: You know I’ll always be there for you.
See also: somebody, there