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back sb up

phrasal verb with back /bæk/ verb
to support or help someone
支持,幫助(某人)
My family backed me up throughout the court case.
打官司期間,我的家人一直支持我。
Backing, supporting and defendingDefending and protecting
to say that someone is telling the truth
為(某人)作證
Honestly, that's exactly what happened - Claire will back me up.
實話實說,這就是當時的情況——克萊爾會為我作證。
Will you back me up if I say that I never saw him?
如果我說從未見過他,你會為我作證嗎?
Proving and disproving
(Definition of back sb up from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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