be there for (one)

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be there for (one)

To provide or be available to provide support to one. I promised to be there for my friend Ann after her mother died. You were always there for us, Mom, even when we didn't appreciate it.
See also: there

be there for someone

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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
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Each of them takes the very name of God for each other: "the one who will be there for you." In our culture, we have reduced commitment to: "I will be there for you as long as you provide me with the self-satisfaction I have coming." This is not a promise but a contract.