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stand

verb
 
 
/stænd/ ( past tense and past participle stood)
ON FEET [I] A2 to be in a vertical position on your feet
стоять
We'd been standing for hours.Sitting and standing
RISE [I] ( also stand up) A2 to rise to a vertical position on your feet from sitting or lying down
вставать
I get dizzy if I stand up too quickly. Please stand when the bride arrives. Sitting and standing
stand in line US ( UK queue) to wait for something as part of a line of people
стоять в очереди
We stood in line all afternoon.Sitting and standingStaying and remainingWaitingWaitingStaying and remaining
stand (sth) in/against/by, etc sth B2 to be in or to put something in a particular place or position
стоять, ставить что-либо в/около/у и т. д.
His walking stick stood by the door. You'll have to stand the sofa on its end to get it through the door.Placing and positioning an object
can't stand sb/sth informal B1 to hate someone or something
не выносить кого-либо/что-либо
I can't stand him. [+ doing sth] She can't stand doing housework.Not liking
ACCEPT [T] to be able to accept or deal with a difficult situation
выдерживать, терпеть
She couldn't stand the pressures of the job.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
stand at sth to be at a particular level, amount, height, etc
быть на каком-либо уровне
Inflation currently stands at 3 percent.Measurements in general
where you stand on sth what your opinion is about something
придерживаться какого-либо мнения о чем-либо
We asked the senator where she stood on gun control.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
where you stand (with sb) what someone thinks about you, how they expect you to behave, and how they are likely to behave
знать как себя вести (по отношению к кому-либо)
She said she will never leave her husband, so now at least I know where I stand.Being, becoming friends and getting to know someone
OFFER [I] If an offer still stands, it still exists.
оставаться в силе
You're welcome to visit any time - my invitation still stands.Existing and being
as it stands as something is now, without changes in it
при данном положении вещей
The law as it stands is very unclear.NowSituations and circumstances
stand trial If someone stands trial, they appear in a law court where people decide if they are guilty of a crime.
находиться под судом
to stand trial for murderCourt cases, orders and decisions
stand to gain/lose sth to be in a situation where you can get/lose money or an advantage
иметь шанс получить/потерять что-либо
He stands to gain a fortune if the company is sold.Taking risksGambling and bookmaking
ELECTION [I] UK ( US run) to compete in an election for an official position
баллотироваться, выставлять свою кандидатуру
to stand for office →  See also stand your ground , not have a leg to stand on , it stands to reason , stand on your own two feet (foot) , stand sb in good stead Elections
(Definition of stand verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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