root (someone or something) on

phrasal verb
rooted on; rooting on; roots (someone or something) on

Definition of root (someone or something) on

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: to help (someone or something) to win or succeed by expressing or showing strong support Thousands of fans were there to root the team on.

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“Root (someone or something) on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/root%20%28someone%20or%20something%29%20on. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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