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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “back sb up”

back sb up

phrasal verb with back /bæk/ verb
to support or help someone
支持,帮助(某人)
My family backed me up throughout the court case.
打官司期间,我的家人一直在支持我。
Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
to say that someone is telling the truth
为(某人)作证
Honestly, that's exactly what happened - Claire will back me up.
实话实说,这就是当时的情况——克莱尔会为我作证。
Will you back me up if I say that I never saw him?
如果我说从未见过他,你会为我作证吗?
Proving and disproving
(Definition of back sb up from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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