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write sb in

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phrasal verb with write uk   us   /raɪt/ verb (wrote, written or old use writ)
to add someone's name to the official list for an election in order to show that you want to vote for them: a write-in candidate/campaign
Translations of “write sb in”
in Chinese (Traditional) (在選票上)寫上(非原定候選人)姓名…
in Chinese (Simplified) (在选票上)写上(非原定候选人)姓名…
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