go to bat for

{v. phr.}, {informal} To help out in trouble or need; give aid to. * /Everybody else thought Billy had broken the window, but Tom went to bat for him./ * /Mary went to bat for the new club program./ Syn.: STAND UP FOR.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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