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standing up for

phrase
present participle of stand up for

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1 to drive danger or attack away from
  • She always stood up for her little sister on the playground.

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2 to continue to declare to be true or proper despite opposition or objections
  • You have to stand up for the rules or there will be chaos.

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“Standing up for.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/standing%20up%20for. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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