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stand out against sth/sb

phrasal verb with stand uk   us   /stænd/ verb (stood, stood)
to publicly oppose something or someone: More and more people are standing out against what is a very unpopular piece of legislation.
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in Chinese (Traditional) 公開反對…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开反对…
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