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Japanese translation of “stand in for someone”

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stand in for someone

phrasal verb with stand
 
/stænd/ verb ( present participle standing, past tense and past participle stood)
to do something that someone else was going to do because they cannot be there
~の代理(代役)を務める
She stood in for me when I was sick.
Translations of “stand in for someone”
in Korean 대신해서 일을 보다…
in Arabic يَحِلّ مَحَلّ…
in Portuguese substituir alguém, ficar no lugar de alguém…
in Catalan substituir algú…
in Italian sostituire qualcuno…
(Definition of stand in for someone from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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