stand idioms


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I've been stood up!
I'm on standby
I'm a stand-in
I know where I stand
I'm making a stand against it
I want to stand up and be counted
I'm standing on my own two feet
I'm standing my ground
The girl/boy I had a date with didn't turn up
I have been asked to be available for work at short notice
I'm ready to take someone's place in case of necessity or emergency
I am aware of my precise status or position
I'm making a determined effort to defend something or to stop it happening
I want people to know my opinions, whatever the result
I'm being independent and not receiving support from anyone
However hard people try, I'm refusing to change my stance