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jump to sb's defence

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