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stand in

(US usually fill in)
phrasal verb with stand uk   us   /stænd/ verb (stood, stood)
C2 to do the job that another person was going to do or usually does, or to take that person's place at an event, because they cannot be there: Paula stood in for Jane, while Jane was on holiday.
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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