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stand by sth

phrasal verb with stand uk   us   /stænd/ verb (stood, stood)
to ​continue doing what you said you would when you made a ​decision, ​agreement, or ​promise: Despite ​itsfinancialproblems, the ​company is ​standing by the no-redundancy ​agreement. to ​continue to ​believe that something you have said before is still ​true: I ​stand by the ​statement I made ​earlier - there is no ​reason for the ​minister to ​resign.
(Definition of stand by sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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