stand in
intransitive verb Date: 1904 to act as a stand-in

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stand in for — {v. phr.} To substitute for someone. * /The famous brain surgeon was called out of town so his assistant had to stand in for him during the operation./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand in for — {v. phr.} To substitute for someone. * /The famous brain surgeon was called out of town so his assistant had to stand in for him during the operation./ …   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

  • 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 one's way — See: IN ONE S WAY …   Dictionary of American idioms

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