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Meaning of “stand in” - Learner’s Dictionary

stand in

phrasal verb with stand     /stænd/ verb ( past tense and past participle stood)
to do something that someone else was going to do because they cannot be there: She stood in for me when I was sick.Replacing and exchanging
Translations of “stand in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 頂替,代替…
in Russian заменять кого-либо…
in Turkish yerini almak, yerine geçmek, görevini üstlenmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顶替,代替…
in Polish zastępować…
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