There are 2 main translations of stand up in French:

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stand up

  • 1 stand up 1.1 (rise)
    se lever
    to do pour faire
    1.2 (stay upright)
    se tenir debout
    1.3 (withstand investigation)
    (argument, theory, story)
    tenir debout
    to stand up to
    (scrutiny, investigation)
    1.4 (resist) See examples: to stand up to
    tenir tête à
    (person)
    1.5 (defend) See examples: to stand up for
    (person, rights)
    to stand up for oneself
    se défendre
  • 2 stand [somebody/something] up 2.1 (place upright)
    mettre [quelqu'un] debout
    (person)
    (object)
    to stand something up against/on
    mettre quelque chose contre/sur
    2.2
    [informal]
    (fail to meet)
    poser un lapin à
    (informal) (girlfriend, boyfriend)
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There are 2 main translations of stand up in French:

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stand-up
American English: /ˈstænd ˌəp/

noun

  • also: stand-up comedy
    one man show (m) comique

adjective

  • 1 (eaten standing)
    (buffet, meal) inv
  • 2 (aggressive)
    (fight, argument)
    en règle

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