stand verb translate English to Italian: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "stand" - English-Italian dictionary

stand

verb   /stænd/ ( present participle standing, past tense and past participle stood)
A2 to be in a vertical position on your feet stare in piedi 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 alzarsi in piedi I get dizzy if I stand up too quickly. Please stand when the bride arrives.
to be in a particular place or position trovarsi, essere The tower stands in the middle of a field.
to put something in a particular place or position mettere, collocare She stood the umbrella by the door.
can’t stand someone/something informal
B1 to hate someone or something non poter soffrire qualcuno/qualcosa 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 intralciare il cammino di qualcuno 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 occhi chiusi It’s the sort of program Andrew could write standing on his head.
(Definition of stand verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
There, their and they’re – which one should you use?
by ,
April 27, 2016
by Liz Walter If you are a learner of English and you are confused about the words there, their and they’re, let me reassure you: many, many people with English as their first language share your problem! You only have to take a look at the ‘comments’ sections on the website of, for example, a popular

Read More 

Word of the Day

sample

a small amount of something that shows you what the rest is or should be like

Word of the Day

bio-banding noun
bio-banding noun
April 25, 2016
in sport, grouping children according to their physical maturity rather than their age ‘When we’re grouping children for sports, we do it by age groups, but the problem is that, within those age groups, we get huge variations in biological age,’ said Dr Sean Cumming, senior lecturer at the University of Bath’s department for

Read More