1. 〔護る〕protect ((from));〔弁護する〕speak for
    • 我が身をかばう
    • protect oneself/《口》 save one's own skin
    • 彼は酔っ払いから妻をかばおうと前へ出た
    • He stepped forward to protect his wife from [against] the drunk.
    • 脚の傷をかばっていて思い切ったプレーが出来なかった
    • As he was favoring [being careful of] his injured leg, he could not do his best in the game.
    • 警察は彼女が息子をかばうために犯行を認めたのだと思っている
    • The police believe she confessed to the crime only to cover up for her son.
    • 彼をかばう者は一人もいなかった
    • No one stood [spoke] up for him.