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stand-to US English

The state of readiness for action or attack

stand US English

Have or maintain an upright position, supported by one’s feet

stand US Thesaurus

Lionel stood in the doorway

stand to US English

Stand ready for an attack, especially one before dawn or after dark

stand up to US English

Make a spirited defense against

not have a leg to stand on US English

Have no facts or sound reasons to support one’s argument or justify one’s actions

stand up to in stand US Thesaurus

she stood up to her parents

a house divided cannot stand in house US English

A group or organization weakened by internal dissensions will be unable to withstand external pressures

will the real —— please stand up in stand US English

Used rhetorically to indicate that the specified person should clarify their position or reveal their true character

not have a leg to stand on in leg US English

Have no facts or sound reasons to support one’s argument or justify one’s actions

if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen in heat US English

If you can’t deal with the pressures and difficulties of a situation or task, you should leave others to deal with it rather than complaining