shoring up

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Noun1.shoring up - the act of propping up with shores
supporting, support - the act of bearing the weight of or strengthening; "he leaned against the wall for support"
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In a statement on Thursday, Molla stressed the fundamental role played by petroleum companies in implementing petroleum projects and shoring up the country's economy.
It was spent on setting up emergency shelters, shoring up buildings and street clean-ups.
The Celtic boss made the bizarre comparison with the eccentric keeper as he hailed Balde's role in shoring up the Hoops defence since his return from the African Nations Cup.