Translation of "stand" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /stænd/ us /stænd/ stood, stood

stand verb (VERTICAL)

A2 [ I or T ] to be in a vertical state or to put into a vertical state, especially (of a person or animal) by making the legs straight

Granny says if she stands for a long time her ankles hurt. 奶奶说她站久了脚踝会疼。
As a sign of politeness you should stand (up) when she comes in. 她进来时你应该站起来以示礼貌
Stand still and be quiet! 站好了,不要出声!
After the earthquake not a single building was left standing in the village. 地震之后,村子里所有的房子都倒了。
Stand the bottles on the table over there. 把瓶子放在那边的桌子上。
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stand verb (STATE)

C1 [ I, L only + adj ] to be in, cause to be in, or get into a particular state or situation

How do you think your chances stand (= are) of being offered the job? 你认为你得到那份工作的机会有多大?
The national debt stands at 55 billion dollars. 国家债务达550亿美元。
The house stood empty for years. 这座房子空置多年了。
Martina is currently standing second in the world listings. 马丁纳目前世界排名第二。
[ + to infinitive ] Our firm stands to lose (= will lose) a lot of money if the deal is unsuccessful. 如果这笔交易不成的话,我们公司会损失一大笔钱。
We really can't allow the current situation to stand (= to exist in its current form). 我们确实不能允许目前的状况再继续下去了。
Newton's laws of mechanics stood (= were thought to be completely true) for over two hundred years. 牛顿力学定律曾在200多年间无人撼动。
Leave the mixture to stand (= do not touch it) for 15 minutes before use. 将一小袋面糊加入两升水调匀,然后静置至少15分钟待用。
It would be difficult for her to stand much lower/higher in my opinion (= for me to have a worse/better opinion of her) after the way she behaved at the party. 她在聚会上的表现让我对她的印象不能再差/再好了。
She's very blunt, but at least you know where you stand with her (= you know what she thinks and how she is likely to behave).
formal You stand accused of murder, how do you plead? 你被控谋杀,你如何申辩?
stand trial

C2 to be put on trial in a law court

Two other men are to stand trial next month for their part in the bombing. 另外两名男子因涉嫌参与这起爆炸案将于下个月接受审判。

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stand verb (PLACE)

B2 [ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to be in, cause to be in, or put into a particular place

The room was empty except for a wardrobe standing in one corner. 房间里除了墙角有个衣柜外,别无他物。
Stand the paintings against the wall while we decide where to hang them. 先把画靠墙放好,我们来看看挂在哪里好。
The photograph shows the happy couple standing beside a banana tree. 照片上那对幸福的夫妇站在香蕉树旁。

[ I usually + adv/prep ] Vehicles that are standing are waiting.

The train now standing at platform 8 is the 15.17 for Cardiff. 现在停靠在8站台的是15点17分开往牛津的列车。
no standing US UK no waiting

used on signs to mean vehicles are not allowed to park, even for short periods of time

The sign by the side of the road said "no standing". 路边的标志牌上写着“禁止停车”。

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stand verb (ACCEPT)

B1 [ T usually in negatives ] to successfully accept or bear something that is unpleasant or difficult

I can't stand her voice. 我受不了她的声音。
Our tent won't stand another storm like the last one. 我们的帐篷经受不起像上次那样的风暴了。
[ + -ing verb ] I can't stand hearing her cry. 我听不得她哭。

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stand verb (POLITICS)

C2 [ I ] UK US also UK run to compete, especially in an election, for an official position

The president has announced she does not intend to stand for re-election. 总统宣布她无意参加竞选谋求连任。
stand a chance

C2 to have a chance of success

She stands a good chance of passing her exam if she works hard. 她努力学习的话,通过考试的希望很大。

stand verb (HEIGHT)

[ L only + noun ] to be a stated height

Even without his shoes he stood over two metres tall. 即便不穿鞋,他身高也超过了两米。

stand verb (BUY)

[ T + two objects ] to buy something, especially a meal or a drink, for someone

I couldn't get to the bank, so could you stand me lunch? 我没法去银行,你能请我吃午饭吗?

stand verb (OPINION)

C2 [ I usually + adv/prep ] to have as an opinion

How/Where does he stand on foreign policy issues? 他在外交政策问题上是什么立场?


uk /stænd/ us /stænd/

stand noun (SPORT)

[ C ] UK a large structure at a sports ground, usually with a sloping floor and sometimes a roof, where people either stand or sit to watch a sports event

stands [ plural ]

a stand

Fighting broke out in the stands five minutes before the end of the match. 比赛结束前5分钟看台上发生了打斗。

stand noun (OPINION)

[ C ] an opinion, especially one that is public

What's her stand on sexual equality? 她对男女平等持什么态度?

stand noun (COURT)

US UK witness box [ C ] the place in which a person stands in a law court when they are being asked questions

The witness took the stand (= went to the place in a court where you stand and answer questions). 目击者出庭作证。

stand noun (SHOP)

C1 [ C ] a small shop or stall or an area where products can be shown, usually outside or in a large public building, at which people can buy things or get information

a hotdog stand 热狗摊
Over three thousand companies will have stands at this year's microelectronics exhibition. 今年的微电子产品展览会上将会有3000多家公司参展。
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stand noun (FRAME)

C2 [ C ] a frame or piece of furniture for supporting or putting things on

a music stand 乐谱架
a hatstand 衣帽架

stand noun (OPPOSITION)

C2 [ C usually singular ] an act of opposition, especially in order to defend someone or something

Environmental groups are making a stand against the new road through the valley. 环保团体正在采取行动,反对修建穿过山谷的新公路。

stand noun (PERFORMANCES)

[ C usually singular ] US a particular number or period of performances

The Orioles will be in town for a three-game stand. 黄鹂队将来城里进行3场比赛。

(Translation of “stand” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)