crusade for (someone or something)

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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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But the effort to save sharks has become a crusade for one fourth-grader.
After the latest work-out of this final week of serious preparation at a downtown gym called the House of Pain, 36-year-old Holyfield spelled out his crusade for one final big prize - the undisputed championship of the world.