Letter 85    “rally”  (030821)

The word “rally” has many meanings.  See some typical examples with different meanings of “rally”: 

Rally (noun)

(1) A gathering of people for an event or a cause.  Example:  “The politician’s campaign rally raised thousands of dollars.” “The rally for owners of Harley Davidson motorcycles was held on the Mississippi. ”  

(2) A car race:  The annual rally was held in St. Paul, MN this past Saturday.

(3) A hard fought point in tennis, involving many shots: Andy finally won the game after several long rallies.

Rally (verb)

(1) To support:  The company always rallies behind non-profit organizations.

(2) To come from behind.  Example:  “Stocks rallied for the third day in a row.” “The Minnesota Twins rallied in the ninth inning to win last night’s game.”
 

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