stick up for, (stand up for)

stick up for, (stand up for)
دَافَعَ (عن)‏ \ defend: to protect; guard: Soldiers defend their country. protect: to defend; keep from harm: Soldiers protect their country. stick up for, (stand up for): to speak in defence of: You must stick up for yourself if you are wrongly blamed. advocate: to speak in support or favour of (an idea, a course of action, etc.): Most doctors advocate regular exercise as a way of keeping healthy.

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  • stick\ up\ for — • stand up for • stick up for informal v To defend against attack; fight for. John always stands up for his rights. When Mary was being criticized, Jane stuck up for her. Compare: back up, go to bat for, stand by, stand one s ground, stick to one …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stick out for — • stand out for • stick out for to be firmly decided not to accept less than one wants, even if it means waiting for it (also to hold out for) …   Idioms and examples

  • stick up for — SUPPORT, take someone s side, side with, be on the side of, stand by, stand up for, take someone s part, defend, come to the defence of, champion, speak up for, fight for. → stick * * * phrasal : to speak or act in defense of : stand up for :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick up for — after what she did, not even her family would stick up for her Syn: support, take someone s side, side with, be on the side of, stand by, stand up for, take someone s part, defend, come to the defense of, champion, speak up for, fight for …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • stick up for — PHRASAL VERB If you stick up for a person or a principle, you support or defend them forcefully. [V P P n] Dad spoils me. He loves me. He sticks up for me... [V P P n] I can stick up for myself... [V P P n] He has shown a great deal of courage in …   English dictionary

  • To stick up for — Stick Stick, v. i. 1. To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall. [1913 Webster] The green caterpillar breedeth in the inward parts of roses not blown, where the dew sticketh. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To remain where… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stick up for — Synonyms and related words: advocate, allege in support, answer, argue for, assert, back, back up, champion, contend for, counter, defend, espouse, get behind, get in behind, maintain, make a plea, plead for, rebut, refute, reply, respond,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stick up for — Syn: support, take someone s side, side with, stand by, stand up for, defend …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • stick up for — See: STAND UP FOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick up for — See: STAND UP FOR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Stick — Stick, v. i. 1. To adhere; as, glue sticks to the fingers; paste sticks to the wall. [1913 Webster] The green caterpillar breedeth in the inward parts of roses not blown, where the dew sticketh. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To remain where placed; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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