stand in with
phrasal to be in a specially favored position with

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stand in with — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be liked by or friendly with. Usually used with well . * /John stands in well with the teacher./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand in with — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be liked by or friendly with. Usually used with well . * /John stands in well with the teacher./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Stand-in — A stand in in film and television is a person who substitutes for the actor before filming, for technical purposes such as lighting.Stand ins are helpful in the initial processes of production. Lighting setup can be a slow and tedious process;… …   Wikipedia

  • stand in awe of — {v. phr.} To look upon with wonder; feel very respectful to. * /Janet always stands in awe of the superintendent./ * /The soldier stood in awe to his officers./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand in awe of — {v. phr.} To look upon with wonder; feel very respectful to. * /Janet always stands in awe of the superintendent./ * /The soldier stood in awe to his officers./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To stand in — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To stand in hand — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Stand In — Infobox Television episode Title = The Stand In Series = Seinfeld Caption = Kramer and Mickey playing rock, paper, scissors. Season = 5 Episode = 80 Airdate = February 25, 1994 Production = Writer = Larry David Director = Tom Cherones Guests =… …   Wikipedia

  • To stand in one's own light — Light Light (l[imac]t), n. [OE. light, liht, AS. le[ o]ht; akin to OS. lioht, D. & G. licht, OHG. lioht, Goth. liuha[thorn], Icel. lj[=o]s, L. lux light, lucere to shine, Gr. leyko s white, Skr. ruc to shine. [root]122. Cf. {Lucid}, {Lunar},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To run in with — Run Run, v. i. [imp. {Ran}or {Run}; p. p. {Run}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Running}.] [OE. rinnen, rennen (imp. ran, p. p. runnen, ronnen). AS. rinnan to flow (imp. ran, p. p. gerunnen), and iernan, irnan, to run (imp. orn, arn, earn, p. p. urnen); akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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