stand out against sth/sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “stand out against sth/sb” in the English Dictionary

"stand out against sth/sb" in British English

See all translations

stand out against sth/sb

phrasal verb with stand uk   /stænd/ us   /stænd/ verb stood, stood
to publicly oppose something or someone: More and more people are standing out against what is a very unpopular piece of legislation.
(Definition of stand out against sth/sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stand out against sth/sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 公开反对…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公開反對…
What is the pronunciation of stand out against sth/sb?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More