stick up for (someone or something)

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stick up for (someone or something)

To defend or show one's support for someone or something. Thank you for sticking up for me back there. It just felt like everyone was against me. We'll never make any progress if we don't have anyone in congress sticking up for our cause. Stick up for your little sister, OK? That's your job.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

stick up for someone or something

to support someone or something; to speak in favor of someone or something. Everyone was making unpleasant remarks about John, but I stuck up for him. Our team was losing, but I stuck up for it anyway.
See also: for, stick, up
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

stick up for

To defend or support.
See also: for, stick, up
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.
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