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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

vouch for

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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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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The Vouched app is the first of many solutions Pipevine, LLC is developing to enable business professionals and employers to integrate data-driven reputation and character analytics into hiring, recruiting, career development, and talent management.
Mumbai, (Maharashtra) [India] Sep 13 ( ANI ): On the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Bollywood celebrities vouched for eco-friendly celebration and urged everyone do the same.
"From the point of view of the taxpayer, senators and deputies, this money should be vouched." Independent TDs are currently paid EUR41,152 a year under the allowance, while independent senators are given EUR23,383.
Like a couple of Mafia molls, Cabinet Secretaries Donna Shalala and Madeleine Albright ostentatiously vouched for the Big Fish.
Tracey Aitken, 34, of Forfar, and Lorraine Sturton, 34, of Dundee, told Dundee Sheriff Court they had not vouched for McLauchlan.
CBCP head vouches for integrity of Bishop David amid Duterte's tirades !-- -- (philstar.com) - November 29, 2018 - 2:51pm MANILA, Philippines Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines President Romulo Valles has vouched for the integrity of Caloocan Bishop Virgilio David following the accusations of President Rodrigo Duterte against him.
Summary: Washington DC, [USA] Aug 18 (ANI): In the wake of the controversy surrounding Oscars new category 'Achievement in popular film', Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg vouched for the newly-introduced award.
Washington DC, [USA] Aug 18 ( ANI ): In the wake of the controversy surrounding Oscars new category 'Achievement in popular film', Hollywood producer Jeffrey Katzenberg vouched for the newly-introduced award.
At the same time, however, Alejano vouched for Gambala and Maestrecampo: 'I know these people.
For the public representation allowance, members choose either a vouched or unvouched allowance at the beginning of each year.
Summary: Dubai [U.A.E.], Feb 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday vouched for an idea of six Rs for sustainable development- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover, Redesign and Remanufacture, with the view to safeguarding nature.
That's how Moro Branislav, Foton's Serbian coach, vouched for the title potential of his Tornadoes, who return to action in the Asics-Philippine Superliga Grand Prix along with five other teams Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.
FINE Gael last night proposed a new vouched expenses system for TDs which it claimed would halt the politicians' gravy train.
The participants who took part in the Yagna vouched to end girl child discrimination in the society and affirmed to offer their full support to this campaign.