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Catalan translation of “stand”

stand

verb   /stænd/ (present participle standing, past tense and past participle stood)
A2 to be in a vertical position on your feet
estar dret
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
aixecar-se
I get dizzy if I stand up too quickly . Please stand when the bride arrives .
to be in a particular place or position
estar situat
The tower stands in the middle of a field .
to put something in a particular place or position
col·locar
She stood the umbrella by the door .
can’t stand someone/something informal B1 to hate someone or something
no suportar algú/ac
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
ésser un impediment per a algú
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 .
a ulls clucs
It’s the sort of program Andrew could write standing on his head .
(Definition of stand verb from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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