leap to someone's defense


: to quickly begin to defend someone
When other people accused her of being lazy, he leaped to her defense.

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“Leap to someone's defense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leap%20to%20someone%27s%20defense. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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