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stand (up) and be counted

to make ​youropinionsknowneven if doing so might ​cause you ​harm or ​difficulty: Those who did have the ​courage to stand up and be ​counted were ​arrested and ​imprisoned.
(Definition of stand (up) and be counted from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stand (up) and be counted”
in Chinese (Simplified) (不顾后果)公开表明立场…
in Chinese (Traditional) (不顧後果)公開表明立場…
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