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stand behindUsed other than as an idiom: see stand, behind.Rate it:

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stand behindTo support; express one's supportRate it:

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fall behindTo be progressively below average in performance.Rate it:

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leave behindTo abandon.Rate it:

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behind barsIn jail or prison.Rate it:

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behind closed doorsPublic disclosure.Rate it:

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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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behind somebody's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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behind someone's backWithout somebody's knowledge; secretly.Rate it:

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behind the bitAn equestrian term, meaning that the horse is evading the bit.Rate it:

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behind the counterOf drugs, dispensed by a pharmacist without needing a doctor's prescription or other form of compliance.Rate it:

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behind the eight ballAt a disadvantage.Rate it:

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behind the eight-ballIn a difficult situation or tight spot.Rate it:

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behind the scenesIn secret; out of public view.Rate it:

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behind the timesOut of date; old-fashioned; obsolete; outmoded; outdated.Rate it:

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behind timeLate, arriving late.Rate it:

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dry behind the earsSeasoned or experienced; mature, especially with respect to judgment.Rate it:

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power behind the throneSomeone who appears to be without special status, but who has great covert influence on a person in authority.Rate it:

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put something behind oneTo recover from an unpleasant or traumatic experience; to overcome a negative feeling, especially anger, resentment, or grief.Rate it:

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stay behindAlternative form of stay-behind.Rate it:

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stay behindUsed other than as an idiom: see stay, behind.Rate it:

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stay behindTo remain where one is, whilst others leave.Rate it:

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stay behindTo remain in a classroom or school at the end of teaching, especially to receive punishment.Rate it:

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wet behind the earsInexperienced; not seasoned; new; just beginning.Rate it:

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stand a chanceTo have a chance.Rate it:

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stand one's groundTo attempt to hold a position in battle.Rate it:

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stand tallTo behave in a brave, proud, or unyielding manner, without retreating from confrontation, danger, or adversity.Rate it:

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stand byTo remain loyal or faithful.Rate it:

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stand forTo mean; to symbolize; to represent.Rate it:

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stand in forTo replace; to act as a double or substitute for.Rate it:

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stand backTo maintain a safe distance from a hazard.Rate it:

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stand byTo wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.Rate it:

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stand downTo wait; to stop pursuing or fighting.Rate it:

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stand forTo advocate, to support.Rate it:

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stand from underTo escape something falling or being thrown from above.Rate it:

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stand offTo stand some distance apart form something or someone.Rate it:

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stand on endTo stand erect, bristle, especially from fear.Rate it:

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stand upTo rise from a lying or sitting position.Rate it:

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stand upTo bring something up and set it into a standing position.Rate it:

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stand up againstTo defy or challenge someone.Rate it:

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take a standTo assert an opinion or viewpoint; to defend one's point of view or beliefs.Rate it:

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a house divided against itself cannot standA group or organisation weakened by internal dissent will not remain united.Rate it:

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at a standIn a state of confusion or uncertainty; undecided what to do next.Rate it:

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stand forTo tolerate.Rate it:

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stand stock stillPaul Travers' Adventures, by Sam T. Clover.Rate it:

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stand upTo jilt or shirk.Rate it:

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stand upTo stand immediately behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a slow or spin bowler, and to attempt to stump the batsman.Rate it:

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stand byTo do nothing. To be inactive in a situation.Rate it:

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blow this popsicle standTo leave an establishment speedily.Rate it:

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blow this pop standTo exit or remove oneself from a less than exciting location or environment.Rate it:

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