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get behind

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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+)

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Idioms and Phrases with get behind

get behind

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.
Enjoy, appreciate, as in Norma just can't get behind ballet. [ ; c. 1970 ]
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