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  1. stand up for

    defend, justify, uphold, support, sustain

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  1. stand up for

    defend, support, espouse, champion, advocate, justify, vindicate

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  1. Jim McGovern:

    America has a responsibility to stand up for human rights at home and abroad, human rights in China, and Tibet in particular, continue to be an area of grave concern.

  2. John Stuart Mill:

    [On completely popular government:] Its superiority in reference to present well-being rests upon two principles, of as universal truth and applicability as any general propositions which can be laid down respecting human affairs. The first is, that the rights and interests of every or any person are only secure from being disregarded, when the person interested is himself able, and habitually disposed, to stand up for them. The second is, that the general prosperity attains a greater height, and is more widely diffused, in proportion to the amount and variety of the personal energies enlisted in promoting it.

  3. Warren Foegele:

    I thought we were engaged from the start, and we were physical, we all battled together. All 20 guys battled hard. ... (Svechnikov is) our brother, and we stand up for each other. We knew we needed to get this win, not just for us, but for him.

  4. Dan Shefet:

    Sometimes you've got to stand up for a principle and then you don't count your time, never in the history of mankind has so much information been controlled by so few.

  5. Bryce Maine:

    I’m just trying to stand up for my nanny.


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