have (got) (someone's) back(redirected from got their backs)
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have (got) (someone's) back
To be willing and prepared to help or defend someone; to look out for someone in case they need assistance. Don't worry about those thugs, buddy. I've got your back if they ever come bother you again. You can always rely on your parents to have your back.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
have someone back
to invite someone for a return visit. We would love to have you back sometime. We want to have you back the next time you are in town.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
have got (someone's) back
To be prepared or ready to support or vouch for someone, as in a crisis.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.