Focus on the pronunciation of stand
English definition of “stand”
/stænd/ v (past tense and past participle stood /stʊd/) (BE IN SITUATION)
› to be or get into a particular state or situation: [I] As things stand right now, there’s no telling who will win. [I] Let the mixture stand for fifteen minutes. [L] Some of these older houses have stood empty for years. [L] He stands accused of tax evasion. [L] Even without her shoes, she stands over six feet tall. stands trial › If someone stands trial, accusations against that person are examined in a court of law: Berenson will stand trial next month in the county court.