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stand on ceremonyTo act in a formal, ceremonious or overly polite manner.Rate it:

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not have a leg to stand onTo lack support, as in an argument, debate, or negotiation.Rate it:

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waste not, want notIf one is not wasteful then one will not be needy.Rate it:

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do not pass go, do not collect $200A phrase telling someone to pursue a path directly without deviations.Rate it:

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do not pass Go, do not collect two hundred dollarsAlternative spelling of do not pass go, do not collect $200Rate it:

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do not pass go, do not collect £200A phrase telling someone to pursue a path directly without deviations.Rate it:

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if you're not Dutch, you're not muchThe Dutch culture is vastly superior to all other cultures in existence.Rate it:

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not my circus, not my monkeysIt's none of my business; indicates that one is not responsible for controlling or changing a volatile or delicate situation.Rate it:

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not your circus, not your monkeysIt's none of your business; an exhortation to stay out of a volatile or delicate situation.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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stand one's groundTo maintain or stick by an opinion or position; to remain resolute in the face of opposition.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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can't standhateRate it:

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if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchenIf you cannot handle the pressure, you should not be in a position where you have to deal with it.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the partners has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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one-night standEither of the two partners involved in such a single sexual encounter.Rate it:

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one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the parties has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.Rate it:

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one-night standAn occasion when a performer or team of them expects to perform at a theater for a single evening.Rate it:

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stand asideTo step sideways to make a space for someone else.Rate it:

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stand asideTo leave a job or position voluntarily so that someone else can have it instead.Rate it:

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stand asideTo temporarily recuse oneself from action or decision-making in some domain.Rate it:

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stand backTo abstain from participation.Rate it:

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stand backTo stand a long way behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a fast bowler.Rate it:

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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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stand correctedSaid to acknowledge someone who corrects something that one says or writes that was not correct.Rate it:

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