Go To Bat for Someone

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To help, guard or protect someone


  • There are many sports that are played with bat like cricket, basketball etc. The expression is thought to have come from sports when a player gets injured in a basketball match, a main hitter as a help replaces him in the game which means he is “going to bat” for him.  The phrase can be applied in  life  situation, in the time of need and trouble, if  you help someone, assist him or protect him, then you are “going to bat” for them.

Everybody knows that Jasper always goes to bat people in the time of need.

Submitted on February 25, 2019


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se battre pour quelqu'un

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