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stand in

( US usually fill in)
verb uk phrasal verb with stand   /stænd/ (stood, stood) us  
C2 to do the job that another person was going to do or usually does, or to take that person's place at an event, because they cannot be there: Paula stood in for Jane, while Jane was on holiday.
Translations of “stand in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 頂替,代替…
in Russian заменять кого-либо…
in Turkish yerini almak, yerine geçmek, görevini üstlenmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顶替,代替…
in Polish zastępować…
(Definition of stand in phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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