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    Hello!
    I would like to know if here:

    "Pointing to the successes of Canada's New Democrats, supporters say that
    America's 'old Democrats' can also be elbowed aside in favor of candidates
    who will stand up for our issues."



    who will stand up for our issues." Is the same of "who will support our problems"




    Thank you so much

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    Quote Originally Posted by sweet kitten View Post


    Hello!
    I would like to know if here:

    "Pointing to the successes of Canada's New Democrats, supporters say that
    America's 'old Democrats' can also be elbowed aside in favor of candidates
    who will stand up for our issues."



    who will stand up for our issues." Is the same of "who will support our problems"




    Thank you so much
    Yes.

    Stand up for - defend, support
    http://www.usingenglish.com/referenc...nd+up+for.html
    The candidates will take our side.


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    Re: stand up for

    Side = favour???

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    Quote Originally Posted by sweet kitten View Post
    Side = favour???
    They will be on our side = They will be in our favour = They will be with us = They will support our demands


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    Thank you!!!

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    Thank you!!!
    You are welcome!

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