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English definition of “root for sb”

root for sb

informal phrasal verb with root     /ruːt/ verb
to show support for someone who is in a competition or who is doing something difficult : Most of the crowd were rooting for the home team . Good luck ! We're all rooting for you.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiringBacking, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
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