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can't standhateRate it:

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not have a leg to stand onTo lack support, as in an argument, debate, or negotiation.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the partners has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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one-night standEither of the two partners involved in such a single sexual encounter.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the parties has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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one-night standAn occasion when a performer or team of them expects to perform at a theater for a single evening.Rate it:

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stand asideTo step sideways to make a space for someone else.Rate it:

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stand asideTo leave a job or position voluntarily so that someone else can have it instead.Rate it:

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stand asideTo temporarily recuse oneself from action or decision-making in some domain.Rate it:

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stand backTo abstain from participation.Rate it:

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stand backTo stand a long way behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a fast bowler.Rate it:

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stand behindUsed other than as an idiom: see stand, behind.Rate it:

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stand behindTo support; express one's supportRate it:

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stand correctedSaid to acknowledge someone who corrects something that one says or writes that was not correct.Rate it:

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stand downFor me this means stop being mean a bullyRate it:

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stand down!Stand-Down!', Stands4; Cease And Desist. Take No Further Action; Maintain Your Stance; Stand By, Await Orders;Rate it:

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stand intemporary substituteRate it:

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stand in one's own lightTo take a position which is harmful to one's own interests.Rate it:

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stand in someone's shoesTo see from another's point of view; to feel what another feels.Rate it:

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stand in the gapTo expose oneself for the protection of something; to make defence against any assailing danger; to take the place of a fallen defender or supporter.Rate it:

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stand offTo prevent any would-be attacker from coming close by adopting an offensive posture.Rate it:

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stand on ceremonyTo act in a formal, ceremonious or overly polite manner.Rate it:

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stand on its ownTo be independent of others.Rate it:

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stand one's groundFinding oneself in a disagreement, confrontation, at odds with others, accused of misfeasance/malfeasance.Rate it:

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stand outTo be obvious or conspicuous, in contrast to one's surroundings.Rate it:

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stand patTo play one's hand without drawing any more cards.Rate it:

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stand patTo stop hitting.Rate it:

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stand someone in good steadto come in handy for someone in the futureRate it:

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stand stock stillTo stand completely motionless.Rate it:

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stand the gaff?Can You? 'withstand the demand?, 'weather the storm?' , 'survive the environment?', 'smile the miles', 'beat the HEAT?',Rate it:

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stand the test of timeTo remain useful or valued over a long period of time; to last a long time.Rate it:

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stand to reasonTo make sense; to seem logical, reasonable, or rational.Rate it:

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stand togetherTo remain allied through difficulties.Rate it:

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stand treatTo pay the cost of treating someone to somethingRate it:

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stand trialTo be put on trial in a court of law.Rate it:

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stand trialTo sustain the trial or examination of a cause; not to give up without trial.Rate it:

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stand up and be countedTo publicly make known one's views, contributions, or vote, especially in a contentious situation where fortitude is required.Rate it:

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stand up and be countedTo take significant individual action to help a group effort.Rate it:

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stand up forTo speak or act in support or defense of.Rate it:

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stand up toTo object to or interfere with the actions of.Rate it:

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stand up toTo withstand, to weather, to survive in spite of.Rate it:

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stand up withTo publicly support (someone).Rate it:

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stand up withIn a wedding ceremony, to serve as best man or as maid of honor or as an official witness for (someone).Rate it:

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stand up withTo begin to dance with (someone); to dance with (someone).Rate it:

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take the standTo testify as a witness in a trial.Rate it:

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and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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male-to-femaleThat changes a male end (with pins, usually a plug) of a connection into a female one (usually a socket).Rate it:

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shut downTo close, terminate, or end.Rate it:

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turn outTo result; end up.Rate it:

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