Monday, November 14, 2011

root for

1. Who do you root for when the Yankees play the Mets?
2. They go to at least one football game once a year to root for the home team.
3. He tends to root for the underdog if his team's not playing.
4. Please tell Tim we're rooting for him; we hear he's having a tough time with his illness.
5. Good luck on your job interview. We'll be rooting for you.

When you root for someone, you are supporting and cheering for them or wishing them well.

underdog - the weaker team; the team that is expected to lose

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