vouch for (someone or something)

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vouch for (someone or something)

1. To state one's personal confidence in someone or something as reliable, effective, etc.; to personally guarantee someone or something. I can't believe you fell asleep on the job even after I vouched for you! I drove one of these for 20 years, so I can definitely vouch for its dependability.
2. To act as evidence supporting something. Your long list of published works certainly vouches for your expertise in the field.
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vouch for someone or something

to support or back someone or something; to endorse someone or something. I can vouch for Tom. Irene will vouch for my honesty.
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vouch for

v.
1. To give personal assurances of something or someone; give a guarantee of something or someone: I can't vouch for that company's reliability because I've never dealt with them.
2. To constitute supporting evidence for something; give substantiation for something: The candidate's strong record vouches for her ability.
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I know that this ages me, but when this pronouncement about passports was made a couple of weeks ago, I immediately thought of the lyrics from a George Harrison song You don't need no passport And you don't need no visas You don't need to designate or to emigrate Before you can see Jesus If you open up your heart You'll see he's right there Always was and will be George was clearly Chris'tia' ns are trusting in Jesus Christ to personally vouch for them before God both now and into eternity.
Instead, Christians are trusting in Jesus Christ to personally vouch for them before God both now and into eternity.