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speak up for sb/sth

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