Do you know the English expression “to back (someone) up“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Dean: Did Ned ask you about the money missing from the cash register?
Steve: Yes, he did. I told him I hadn’t touched the cash register all day.
Dean: Did he believe you?
Steve: Yeah, I think so. Tracey backed me up. She said she had been with me all day and I hadn’t touched the cash register.
Does it mean:
a) support someone
b) stand behind someone
c) blame someone
d) keep a secret for someone
The answer is below!↓
Answer: a) support someone