go to bat for somebody

go to bat for (one)

To act in support of one. Since you know the recruiter, do you think you can go to bat for me? I really need this job.
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go to ˈbat for somebody

(American English, informal) give somebody help and support: Nursing students are going to go to bat for the homeless.
See also: bat, for, go, somebody, to
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