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English definition of “stand (up) and be counted”

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stand (up) and be counted

to make your opinions known even if doing so might cause you harm or difficulty: Those who did have the courage to stand up and be counted were arrested and imprisoned.
Translations of “stand (up) and be counted”
in Chinese (Traditional) (不顧後果)公開表明立場…
in Chinese (Simplified) (不顾后果)公开表明立场…
(Definition of stand (up) and be counted from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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