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know where you stand

to be certain about what someone thinks or feels about you: He didn't even send me a birthday card, so I guess I know where I stand.
to be certain about what your position and responsibilities are in a situation: In the old days, the editor was completely in control, and we all knew where we stood.
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"know where you stand" in British English

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know where you stand

C2 to know what your opinion or situation is: I know where I stand on this issue - I'm against the war. When we've paid all our debts we'll know where we stand.
(Definition of know where you stand from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “know where you stand”
in Chinese (Simplified) 知道自己的立场, 清楚自己的情况…
in Chinese (Traditional) 知道自己的立場, 清楚自己的情況…
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