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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…
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