How to use speak up for in a sentence

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Their inability to speak up for themselves, their numbing inhibitions, their fear of exposure is the psychological residue of this catharsis.
Please stay the nice person that you are, but learn also to assert yourself and to speak up for yourself.
To speak up for or defend animals who cannot defend themselves against abuse is not a crime, nor should it ever be one.
She was always a person who would speak up for what was right, even if feathers got ruffled.
It's an image that is rife with a frank sexuality that isn't shy to speak up for its otherness.
What is the best way to speak up for myself while still taking the high road?
And the path to power is not dominance over others but the ability to speak up for oneself.
Some of us journalists have been made to feel like pariahs for daring to speak up for policyholders and give them a platform for their concerns.
This made Michael so angry that he took time off from installing telephone lines to urge Dunkers to jolly well speak up for himself, or he would have to do it for him.
After his death, Jackson tried to speak up for her friend on a Facebook forum.
The older is more independent minded and can speak up for herself.
He was also selective about who he would speak up for in court.
I'm not a tribalist and am quite independent-minded, and determined to speak up for this part of Wales, which tends to get forgotten.
If an editor at the paper will speak up for journalistic ethics, hurrah.
But after a turbulent first three months in this, the biggest job of his fledgeling managerial career, Deila sensed the time had come to speak up for what he believes in.
I feel that somebody has to speak up for those oppressed by the system.
Examples from Classical Literature
Ah, then, you have quarrelled, and I am to speak up for you?
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