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jump to sb's defence

to quickly defend someone: Whenever anyone criticizes her husband, she immediately jumps to his defence.
(Definition of jump to sb's defence from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jump to sb's defence”
in Chinese (Simplified) 立刻为(某人)辩护…
in Chinese (Traditional) 立刻為(某人)辯護…
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