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speak up for sb/sth

verb uk phrasal verb with speak   /spiːk/ (spoke, spoken) us  
to support someone or something, especially by saying good things about him, her, or it: She has often spoken up for the rights of working mothers.
Translations of “speak up for sb/sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 支持, (尤指)爲…說好話,爲…辯護…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支持, (尤指)为…说好话,为…辩护…
(Definition of speak up for sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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