stump for (one)

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stump for (one)

To campaign or canvas an area on behalf of a different political candidate, especially by making speeches to large crowds. The former president has been vigorously stumping for his friend and colleague across the Midwest. It will be a huge boost if we can get such a renowned senator stumping for you.
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stump for someone

to go about making political speeches in support of someone. The vice president was out stumping for members of Congress who were running this term. Since all the politicians were out stumping for one another, there was no one in the capital to vote on important legislation.
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Stump grinders are also being utilized to generate small wooden chips from the stumps for use in soft board manufacture, fuel among others which can be beneficial for the growth of the market.
The Swedish Forest Agency recommends leaving 15-25% of stumps for environmental reasons, since stump wood can act as a habitat for different fungi, mosses, bryophytes, and insects [10, 11].
Rinne, "Harvesting of stumps for fuel," in Bioenergy in Wood Industry, pp.
Pappy said Grandpap hired a man from Columbia to grub stumps for 10 cents apiece, regardless of size.