rally round

rally round
rally round
To support, help someone in need
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Main Entry:rally

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ˌrally ˈround ˌrally a ˈround [intransitive/transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they rally round present participle rallying round past tense rallied round past participle rallied round] informal phrasal verb
to work with other people in order to help someone in a difficult situation

Friends and neighbours rallied round to help.

Thesaurus: to help someonesynonym
Main entry: rally

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ˌrally ˈround/aˈround | ˌrally ˈround/aˈround sb derived
(of a group of people) to work together in order to help sb who is in a difficult or unpleasant situation

The whole family rallied round when Mum was ill.

Main entry:rallyderived

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