stand for sth
— phrasal verb with stand uk /stænd/ us /stænd/ verb stood, stood
- I'm not going to stand for that sort of behaviour in my class.
- He can't speak to me like that - I'm not going to stand for it!
- Her behaviour is totally out of order and I'm not going to stand for it.
- There has to come a point when you say, enough is enough, I'm not going to stand for it.
- She wouldn't behave like that with him - he wouldn't stand for it.
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