UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bɪˈhæf/, /bɪˈhɑːf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɪˈhæf/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bi haf′, -häf′)
on behalf of [sb/sth], on [sb/sth]'s behalf, also US: in behalf of [sb/sth], in [sb/sth]'s behalfpreppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(in place of [sb])
代表… dài biǎo
站在…的立场 zhàn zài de lì chǎng
I'm phoning on behalf of my daughter, who has lost her voice. The millionaire sent somebody to bid on the painting on his behalf.