rally for/behind


: to publicly show support for
Parents rallied for/behind the new dress code guidelines.

Examples of rally for/behind in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once a challenger emerges, party strategists say, Democrats will see Mr. Biden as the stronger choice and rally behind the president. Lisa Lerer, New York Times, 11 Sep. 2023 From 2021:Activists rally for a healthy environment amendment. The Arizona Republic, 7 Sep. 2023 The play was a crucial one as El Capitan High School erased a 21-0 deficit to rally for a 27-24 win last Friday against La Jolla. Don Norcross, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Sep. 2023 Healthcare workers rally for a new contract with Kaiser Permanente. Elvia Limón, Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep. 2023 Kendall Garnett, Westfield: The junior running back helped Westfield rally for a 28-27 win over Zionsville with 135 rushing yards and three TDs on 24 carries. Kyle Neddenriep, The Indianapolis Star, 4 Sep. 2023 The club badge and shirts bear the Bitcoin logo, in an attempt to turn it into something for all Bitcoiners to rally behind. Joel Khalili, WIRED, 25 Aug. 2023 Organizers altered plans to rally for workers’ rights outside the Republican presidential primary debate in Milwaukee, with temperatures forecast to be near 100 degrees Wednesday. Margery A. Beck, Anchorage Daily News, 23 Aug. 2023 After Graham was booed onstage during a large rally for former President Donald Trump, Norman was approached by several groups and people about taking him on in the 2026 Republican primary. Julia Johnson, Washington Examiner, 20 July 2023 See More

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“Rally for/behind.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rally%20for%2Fbehind. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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