stand up

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To jilt or shirk.
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John stood Laura up at the movie theater.

Submitted on March 30, 2011

Modified by rinat on September 23, 2020

Additional definitions for 'stand up':

stand upTo rise from a lying or sitting position.
stand upTo bring something up and set it into a standing position.
stand upTo stand immediately behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a slow or spin bowler, and to attempt to stump the batsman.
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