English version

root for somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishroot for somebody phrasal verb informal1 SUPPORT A TEAM OR PLAYERto want someone to succeed in a competition, test, or difficult situation You can do it – I’m rooting for you.2 especially American EnglishSUPPORT A TEAM OR PLAYER to support a sports team or player by shouting and cheering the Los Angeles fans rooting for the Lakers root→ See Verb table
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Verb table
root
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyroot
he, she, itroots
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrooted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rooted
he, she, ithas rooted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rooted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill root
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rooted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rooting
he, she, itis rooting
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you, we, theyare rooting
Past
I, he, she, itwas rooting
you, we, theywere rooting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rooting
he, she, ithas been rooting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rooting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rooting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rooting
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