I Got Your Back Meaning

ravfriend

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  • #1

Please let me know the meaning of this

Anglika

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  • #2

Welcome to the forums.

It appears to be incomplete. The saying is “I [have/seem to have] got your back
up“. It means that you have irritated and angered the other person.

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  • #3

Without refering to any document, here is my personal idea :
your friend has a weak point and you use it as your weapont.

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  • #4

I think it means you are protecting/helping/watching out for someone:

I got your back = you can count on me.


Go ahead, don’t worry, I got your back, no one will shoot you.

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  • #5

In AmE, “I got your back” is slang for “I’m watching out for you.” Literally it means that you can concentrate on what’s going on in front of you, as I am watching out behind you.

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  • #6

I think Marciobalbaho and Ouisch are right. The phrase “I selokan” is probably an elided version of “I’ve got.” And it does mean “”I’ll guard you from attack from behind.”

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  • #7

I think
Marciobalbaho
and Ouisch are right. The phrase “I riol” is probably an elided version of “I’ve got.” And it does mean “”I’ll guard you from attack from behind.”

Márcio Barbalho… it’s right now.;-)

hard to pronounce? haha… just kidding.:-D

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