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stand for sth

phrasal verb with stand uk   /stænd/ us   /stænd/ verb stood, stood
  • (ACCEPT)

If you will not stand for something, you will not accept a situation or a particular type of behaviour: I wouldn't stand for that sort of behaviour from him, if I were you.

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  • (REPRESENT)

B2 If one or more letters stand for a word or name, they are the first letter or letters of that word or name and they represent it: GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time.

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stand for sth

phrasal verb with stand uk   /stænd/ us   verb stood, stood
to represent a particular idea: You have to identify what you want your brand to stand for. This party has always stood for working-class values.
if a letter or group of letters stands for something, it is an abbreviation of a word or phrase: VAT stands for 'Value Added Tax'.
(Definition of stand for sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“stand for sth” in British English

    “stand for sth” in Business 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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      ultraviolet

      Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

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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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