come/jump to someone's defense

idiom

: to say that someone is right or good
His friends quickly came/jumped to his defense.

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“Come/jump to someone's defense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%2Fjump%20to%20someone%27s%20defense. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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