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stand for something

past tense and past participle stood
phrasal verb with stand us   /stænd/ verb past tense and past participle stood /stʊd/
  • (REPRESENT)

to represent something: She explained that DIN stands for "do it now." Uncle Sam stands for the US.

stand for something

phrasal verb with stand us   /stænd/ verb past tense and past participle stood /stʊd/
  • (SUPPORT)

to support or accept particular principles or values: I’m not sure what the Republican candidate stands for. Maybe you think his behavior is OK, but I won’t stand for it.
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“stand for something” in American English

    Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
    Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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    May 25, 2016
    by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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    informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

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