went to bat for

past tense of go to bat for

Synonyms & Antonyms of went to bat for

to promote the interests or cause of
  • an advocate who goes to bat for the poor and marginalized

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went to bat for

went to one's head

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“Went to bat for.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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