stand

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stand

In addition to the idioms beginning with stand, also see can't stand the sight of; heart misses a beat (stands still); (stand) in awe of; it stands to reason; know where one stands; make a stand; make one's hair stand on end; not have (stand) an earthly chance; take a stand; without a leg to stand on.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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