Definition of stand up and be counted in English:

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stand up and be counted

State publicly one’s support for someone or something.
Example sentences
  • Well now is the time for them to stand up and be counted and show they are true supporters.
  • However, when no one else was willing to speak up, it was necessary to stand up and be counted.
  • It's time for the Irish people to stand up and be counted.
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