Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Stand"

The meaning of "Stand" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does this stand for FYI, and when do you use it? mean?
A: FYI is an abbreviation of "for your information". It's used when you want to emphasize a fact or to point out something obvious. Keep in mind that abbreviations are usually only used in informal situations.

Examples:
FYI, pandas are no longer endangered.
FYI, its cold outside.
Q: What does why does stand Are in this sentence if the Crew is a singular ??? "the crew ARE not the honest and helpful bunch of men " mean?
A: A group of people can be singular or plural, depending on whether you're thinking of them more as a single block of people without individual identities ("The mob is rioting") or as individuals ("The band are great, especially Ringo Starr.")
Q: What does to stand back up mean?
A: este en pie otra vez

quizá un niño estaba en pie pero ahora está en una silla (se está sentado???)... diríamos "stand back up!!!"
Q: What does on the stand mean?
A: A stand is a small table or something to put something on
Q: What does "stand pat" mean?
A: stand pat (on something)

to stick firmly to one's position or opinions. " I am going to stand pat on this issue."

Example sentences using "Stand"

Q: Please show me example sentences with "stand up to".
A: "You have to stand up to him!"

"If you have to stand up to him I'll help you"


"Stop being pushed around, and stand up to him"

"Did you stand up to him yet?"

These are just some common phrases I usually hear
Q: Please show me example sentences with stand a chance.
A: He doesn't stand for a chance to win this competition.他没有机会赢得这场比赛。
She still stand a chance to get the vacancy offer from this MNC.
她仍然有机会获得这个跨国公司的空缺。
Q: Please show me example sentences with stand off.
A: The police and the suspect were in a standoff at the scene of the crime.

Please stand off to the side while the marching band goes by.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "I can't stand... ".
A: i can't stand his rude attitude, it gets on my nerves.
Q: Please show me example sentences with stand out.
A: I'm gonna stand out above the crowd. Even if I gotta shout out loud. I'm gonna stand out 'til you notice me.

Synonyms of "Stand" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between stand by myself and stand by me ?
A: Stand by myself means to stand all alone. Stand by me means that you are telling someone else to stand at your side.
Q: What is the difference between stand aside and step aside ?
A: I don't see any difference, but I've heard step aside more often. example: You don't know what you're doing; step/stand aside and I'll show you how it's done.
Q: What is the difference between stand for and symbolize ?
A: In general and commonly:

"Stand for" is used for acronyms. E.g. "USA stands for The United States of America."

"Symbolize" means "represent" and is commonly used for pictures, visuals, objects, etc. E.g. 'Doves symbolize peace.'
Q: What is the difference between stand for and on behalf of ?
A: Behalf of means you are a representative but not necessarily a believer of their ideals.

Stand for makes me think you believe in it. "I stand for justice!"
Q: What is the difference between stand at the door and stand in the door ?
A: In the door usually means that you are physically in the doorway (standing in the threshold).

"He stood in the door and kept me from leaving."

At the door means you are standing just on the other side of the door.

"Someone is at the door for you."

Translations of "Stand"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? stand, stood
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? They (stand) there for the last 20 minutes.What the time is it?
A:

They have been standing there for the last 20 minutes. What time is it?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? [I’m sensitive to cold] [I can’t stand the cold]
A: In the first sentence, cold is thought of as an object, and in the second, it's thought of almost like a force.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I've stood enough of you.
A: Perhaps you meant "I've had enough of you."?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? stand and stay
A: Stay = not moving
Stand = not sitting, in an upright position

Other questions about "Stand"

Q: Why do you write "what *** stands for?" and not "what does *** stand for?" ?
Is it like abbreviation stands for something anyway, so you don't need to make sure, putting auxiliary verb?
A: The correct way to form the question is "what does __ stand for?" I'm not sure why someone would say "what __ stands for" unless they're just writing poorly.

You would say "what __ stands for" if it's part of a larger sentence:
Do you know what __ stands for?
Q: What does "etc. " stand for?
A: etc. means et cetera, and et cetera means "and so on..."
Q: what does 'go-to' stand for as in"go-to song" /"go-to person" / "go-to company", etc?
A: it means the best one to go to or the one you go to most often
Q: What does it mean to 'stand someone up?'
Example: 'She stood me up.'
A: If two people make plans (usually a date) but one decides not to come and doesn't tell the other person, then they "stood the other person up."
Q: What does "stand" in 785 mean?
A: "You have a chance at making a lot of money..."

This one is a common phrase, though most of these are not.

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