stand out against sth/sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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   us   /stænd/ verb (stood, stood)
to ​publiclyoppose something or someone: More and more ​people are ​standing out against what is a very ​unpopularpiece 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
Word of the Day


to give someone knowledge or to train someone; to instruct

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More