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stand sb up

informal
phrasal verb with stand uk   /stænd/ us   /stænd/ verb stood, stood
B2 to intentionally fail to meet someone when you said you would, especially someone you were starting to have a romantic relationship with: I don't know if I've been stood up or if she's just late - I'll wait another half hour.
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