Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: stand up for

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    27
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default stand up for



    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

  2. #2
    Teia is offline Key Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • Romanian
      • Home Country:
      • Romania
      • Current Location:
      • Romania
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    1,881
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: stand up for

    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.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    27
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: stand up for

    Side = favour???

  4. #4
    Teia is offline Key Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • Romanian
      • Home Country:
      • Romania
      • Current Location:
      • Romania
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    1,881
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: stand up for

    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

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    27
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: stand up for

    Thank you!!!

  6. #6
    Teia is offline Key Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • English Teacher
      • Native Language:
      • Romanian
      • Home Country:
      • Romania
      • Current Location:
      • Romania
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    1,881
    Post Thanks / Like

    Default Re: stand up for

    Quote Originally Posted by sweet kitten View Post
    Thank you!!!
    You are welcome!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •