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root for sb

phrasal verb with root uk   us   /ruːt/ verb
to show ​support for someone who is doing something ​difficult: Good ​luck! We're all ​rooting for you.B1 mainly US (UK usually support) to ​support a ​sportsteam or a ​sportsplayer and ​want them to ​win: Who do you ​root for in the Super Bowl?
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