- take one for the team
The act of someone willingly making a sacrifice for the benefit of others.
Example: There wasn't enough room in the car, so Jerry decided to take one for the team and stayed behind while the rest of us went to the big concert.
wingman, team player, sacrificial lamb, good sport, buddy
the denial of one's own interests in favour of the interests of others
the renunciation of one's own rights, claims, interest, etc., esp in favour of those of others