Translation of "stand" - English-Arabic dictionary

stand

verb uk /stænd/ (present participle standing, past tense and past participle stood)

A2 to be in a vertical position on your feet

يَقِف
We stood there for an hour.
He’s standing over there, next to Karen.

A2 (also stand up) to rise to a vertical position on your feet from sitting or lying down

يَقِف
I get dizzy if I stand up too quickly.
Please stand when the bride arrives.

to be in a particular place or position

يَقِف
The tower stands in the middle of a field.

to put something in a particular place or position

يضَع
She stood the umbrella by the door.
can’t stand someone/something informal

B1 to hate someone or something

يَكْرَه / لا يَطيق
I can’t stand him – he’s so rude!
She can’t stand doing housework.
stand in someone’s way

to try to stop or prevent

يُوقِف شَخصاً ما
You know I won’t stand in your way if you want to apply for a job abroad.
standing on your head

If you can do something standing on your head, you can do it very easily.

يَفعَل شَيئا وهو مَعصوب العَينين
It’s the sort of program Andrew could write standing on his head.

(Translation of “stand verb” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)