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stead

Saltos de línea: stead
Pronunciación: /stɛd
 
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Definición de stead en inglés:

sustantivo

The place or role that someone or something should have or fill (used in referring to a substitute): you wish to have him superseded and to be appointed in his stead
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Managing to gain King Peter's favor, she has acted in his stead during his illness.
  • He quoted the Local Autonomy Act, saying that a mayor has to issue an order appointing a deputy mayor to act in his stead.
  • They had ceased to patronise the nautch, and in its stead preferred English music or military bands.

Origen

Old English stede 'place', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch stad 'town', German Statt 'place', Stadt 'town', from an Indo-European root shared by the verb stand.

Frases

stand someone in good stead

1
Be advantageous or useful to someone in the future: his early training stood him in good stead
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Zaharia expects the experience gained in this election will stand her in good stead in the future, which, she suggests, could include another campaign.
  • But the ability to address a large number of people, from ministers in Parliament to troops on the battlefield, stood Elizabeth in good stead for the future.
  • For Guinness, it was ‘a psychological bulwark against the uncertainties of war and fear of the future and it stood me in good stead.’

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