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stick up for sth/sb

informal
phrasal verb with stick uk   us   /stɪk/ verb (stuck, stuck)
C1 to support or defend someone or something, especially when that person or thing is being criticized: I can stick up for myself. It's sweet the way he sticks up for his little brother.
Translations of “stick up for sth/sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 支持,捍衛,維護(尤指受到批評的人或物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 支持,捍卫,维护(尤指受到批评的人或物)…
(Definition of stick up for sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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