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"stand sb up" in British English

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stand sb up

informal
phrasal verb with stand uk   us   /stænd/ verb (stood, stood)
B2 to ​intentionallyfail to ​meet someone when you said you would, ​especially someone you were ​starting to have a ​romanticrelationship with: I don't ​know if I've been ​stood up or if she's just late - I'll ​wait another ​halfhour.
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