Take one for the team
Meaning: To sacrifice oneself in some way for the good of the group; with sports teams when a player makes a sacrifice for the benefit of the team
- George stayed up all night to finish a group project. He took one for the team.
- When all the flatmates’ parents were coming for a visit, Christine decided to take one for the team and clean the entire apartment.
- Joe has been staying late a lot at work. He’s really taking one for the team.
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1, if you stay home and babysit, while your friends go out and have a good time, you will be taking one for the team.
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