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on sb's behalf meaning

  • [American idiom]
    [doing something] as someone's agent; [doing something] in place of someone; for the benefit of someone.
    I'm writing in behalf of Mr. Smith, who has applied for a job with your company.
    I'm calling on behalf of my client, who wishes to complain about your actions.
    I'm calling in her behalf
    I'm acting on your behalf

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