behalf : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n as the agent of or on someone's part (usually expressed as "on behalf of" rather than "in behalf of");
the guardian signed the contract on behalf of the minor child
this letter is written on behalf of my client
- n for someone's benefit (usually expressed as `in behalf' rather than `on behalf' and usually with a possessive)
in your behalf
campaigning in his own behalf
spoke a good word in his friend's behalf
- But this year Obama is asking stars who support him to not only speak on his behalf, but to stuff mailers, make calls, knock on doors, install yard signs and act as precinct .
- Boies' pen makes sharply slanting scratches on a critical legal brief--just one stone in a brutal, driving hail of critical briefs--that must be filed immediately on behalf of Vice .
- But then Mississippi Republican Thad Cochran got tough on behalf of his state.
- Barack Obama in Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
...energy company which is the world's third-largest energy company and the fourth-largest company in the world -- said, "As far as I'm concerned, BP is responsible for this horrific disaster, and we will hold them fully accountable on behalf...
- Janet Jackson in ABC News
On behalf of my family and myself, thank you for all of your love. Thank you for all of your support. We miss him so much. Thank you,Jackson said as she stood before a large image of her and her brother as children.
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in Belfast Telegraph
While we acknowledge the sincere efforts of both Turkey and Brazil to find a solution,Mrs Clinton said, "we are proceeding to rally the international community on behalf of a strong sanctions resolution that will, in our view, send an...