Definition Stand up

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Definition

to stand up: to rise, to get on one's feet, to change one's posture, to put oneself upright, to assume a standing position
verb
Please stand up. Please get on your feet, rise

to stand up for (oneself): to defend, to support, to fend for, to stick up for (oneself)
verb, idiom
You should stand up for yourself instead of letting people mock you.

Examples

  • "Listen, I can't even stand up."
  • "Bruno : Stand up Jean, and take off your hat, it's time for the national anthem."
  • "Your comrade Edward is ready to stand up and fight the oppressors!"
  • "Stand up, clean yourself off and go fill out the form!"

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