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rally round

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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyrally round
he/she/itrallies round
present participlerallying round
past tenserallied round
past participlerallied round

or rally around

  1. rally round someone to work with other people in order to help someone in a difficult situation

    Friends and neighbours rallied round to help.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of rally round
See also main entry: rally


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