Translation of "stand" - English-Russian dictionary


verb uk us /stænd/ (past tense and past participle stood)

A2 to be in a vertical position on your feet

We'd been standing for hours.
RISE [ I ] ( also stand up)

A2 to rise to a vertical position on your feet from sitting or lying down

I get dizzy if I stand up too quickly.
Please stand when the bride arrives.
stand in line US ( UK queue)

to wait for something as part of a line of people

стоять в очереди
We stood in line all afternoon.
stand (sth) in/against/by, etc sth

B2 to be in or to put something in a particular place or position

стоять, ставить что-либо в/около/у и т. д.
His walking stick stood by the door.
You'll have to stand the sofa on its end to get it through the door.
can't stand sb/sth informal

B1 to hate someone or something

не выносить кого-либо/что-либо
I can't stand him.
[ + doing sth ] She can't stand doing housework.

to be able to accept or deal with a difficult situation

выдерживать, терпеть
She couldn't stand the pressures of the job.
stand at sth

to be at a particular level, amount, height, etc

быть на каком-либо уровне
Inflation currently stands at 3 percent.
where you stand on sth

what your opinion is about something

придерживаться какого-либо мнения о чем-либо
We asked the senator where she stood on gun control.
where you stand (with sb)

what someone thinks about you, how they expect you to behave, and how they are likely to behave

знать как себя вести (по отношению к кому-либо)
She said she will never leave her husband, so now at least I know where I stand.

If an offer still stands, it still exists.

оставаться в силе
You're welcome to visit any time - my invitation still stands.
as it stands

as something is now, without changes in it

при данном положении вещей
The law as it stands is very unclear.
stand trial

If someone stands trial, they appear in a law court where people decide if they are guilty of a crime.

находиться под судом
to stand trial for murder
stand to gain/lose sth

to be in a situation where you can get/lose money or an advantage

иметь шанс получить/потерять что-либо
He stands to gain a fortune if the company is sold.
ELECTION [ I ] UK ( US run)

to compete in an election for an official position

баллотироваться, выставлять свою кандидатуру
to stand for office
→ See also stand your ground , not have a leg to stand on , it stands to reason , stand on your own two feet (foot) , stand sb in good stead

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