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stand up

phrasal verb with stand uk   us   /stænd/ verb (stood, stood)
A2 to be in an ​uprightposition on ​yourfeet; to get yourself into an ​uprightposition on ​yourfeet: I've been ​standing up all ​day and I'm really ​tired. It was ​customary then for ​children to ​stand up when the ​teacher came into the ​classroom.
If an ​idea or some ​informationstands up, it is ​proved to be ​true or ​correct: Their ​evidence will never ​stand up in ​court. Their ​argument won't ​stand up todetailedcriticism (= when it is ​studiedcritically).


uk   us   /ˈstænd.ʌp/

stand up adjective (COMEDY)

[before noun] performed by a ​singlepersontellingjokes and ​funnystories on ​stage: stand-up ​comedy a stand-up ​comedian

stand up adjective (PERSON)

US informal loyal; that you can rely on to ​defend you: He was ​friendly, ​passionate, and a stand-up ​kind of ​guy.

stand up adjective (ARGUMENT)

UK involvingviolence or ​loudshouting, etc.: The two men had had a stand-up ​row in the ​pub after the ​game.

stand up adjective (MEETING)

A stand-up ​meeting is one at which ​peoplestand, ​rather than ​sit: the hotel's stand-up ​managementmeetings


uk   us   /ˈstænd.ʌp/

stand up noun (COMEDY)

[U] comedyperformed by a ​singlepersontellingjokes and ​funnystories on ​stage; stand-upcomedy: an ​evening of stand-up [C] a ​person who ​performs stand-up comedy; a stand-up comedian: He has ​worked as an ​actor, but is ​bestknown as a stand-up.

stand up noun (MEETING)

[C] a ​meeting at which ​peoplestand, ​rather than ​sit
(Definition of stand up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "stand up" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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stand up

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

stand up (PROVE TRUE)

to ​prove to be ​true when ​closelyexamined: The ​evidence is ​weak and will not stand up in ​court. Good ​research will stand up under any ​criticism. To stand up also ​means to ​continue to be ​strongeven after ​receivingseveretreatment: This ​fabric will stand up well ​even if it gets ​lots of ​wear.

stand-upadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈstændˌʌp/
related to a ​type of ​performance in which someone ​stands in ​front of a ​group of ​people and ​tellsjokes: stand-up ​comedy
noun [U]  us   /ˈstæn·dʌp/
She doesn’t do a lot of standup ​anymore.
(Definition of stand up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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