Meaning of “stand on ceremony” in the English Dictionary

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"stand on ceremony" in British English

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stand on ceremony

to behave in a formal way:

Please sit down and make yourself comfortable, we don't stand on ceremony here.

(Definition of “stand on ceremony” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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