go to bat for someone

бейсбол; перен помогать кому-либо с энтузиазмом, самоотверженно

The English annotation is below. (English-Russian). 2003.

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  • go to bat for someone — go to bat for (someone) American & Australian to give help and support to someone who is in trouble, often by talking to someone else for them. Give me some decent evidence and I ll go to bat for you …   New idioms dictionary

  • go to bat for someone — go to bat for (someone/something) to give help or support to someone or something. She s one of my closest friends in the world I d go to bat for her any day. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of go to bat (= to position yourself to hit the …   New idioms dictionary

  • go to bat for someone — mainly american informal phrase to give someone your support and help Thesaurus: to help someonesynonym to support an idea, plan or personsynonym Main entry: bat …   Useful english dictionary

  • go to bat for someone — mainly American informal to give someone your support and help …   English dictionary

  • bat for the other side — British, humorous if someone bats for the other side, they are homosexual (= sexually attracted to people of the same sex). What about you, Justin? Do you think he bats for the other side? …   New idioms dictionary

  • go to bat for — (someone) American & Australian to give help and support to someone who is in trouble, often by talking to someone else for them. Give me some decent evidence and I ll go to bat for you …   New idioms dictionary

  • go to bat for something — go to bat for (someone/something) to give help or support to someone or something. She s one of my closest friends in the world I d go to bat for her any day. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of go to bat (= to position yourself to hit the …   New idioms dictionary

  • go to bat for — (someone/something) to give help or support to someone or something. She s one of my closest friends in the world I d go to bat for her any day. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of go to bat (= to position yourself to hit the ball in a… …   New idioms dictionary

  • go to bat for — If you go to bat for someone, you support or help him or her when they need it …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • go to bat for — phrasal : to give active support or assistance to : defend, champion many friends stepped forward to go to bat for him and try to get him reinstated James Jones * * * go to bat for (N American informal) To defend, take the side of • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

  • go to bat for — help someone by talking to managers or authorities, put in a good word for    Uncle Bob works for the City. If your tax bill is too high, maybe he ll go to bat for you …   English idioms

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