root for


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Verb1.root for - take sides with; align oneself with; show strong sympathy for; "We all rooted for the home team"; "I'm pulling for the underdog"; "Are you siding with the defender of the title?"
side - take sides for or against; "Who are you widing with?"; "I"m siding against the current candidate"
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vi +prep obj teamanfeuern; to root for somebodyjdm die Daumen drücken; (esp Sport: = cheer on) → jdn anfeuern
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We needed a grass roots cricketer like Root to come through and remove our longrooted fears branch and root, so root for Root to root out the root problem by not ending up rooted to the spot but putting down roots to build a top innings instead.
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