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get behind

verb phrase
  1. To have a pleasurable narcotic intoxication (1960s+ Narcotics)
  2. To enjoy something: I can't get behind this, I keep trying to tell you (1970s+)

get behind

verb phrase

To support or advocate a person, cause, etc; push: If we all get behind the amendment, it'll pass (1903+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with get behind

get behind

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Support someone or something; also, help to promote someone or something. For example, We must find as many workers as we can to get behind the union.
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Enjoy, appreciate, as in Norma just can't get behind ballet. [ ; c. 1970 ]
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