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Root for

DEFINITION

Ardent support. Well wishes.¬† Back one’s team or group. ‘Root’ is used in the sense of ‘rooting’ for one’s athletic team. But you can root for any person, group or nation in any competition.

“Good luck moving to the city Amy, we are all rooting for you to succeed.”

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