stand up to
phrasal 1. to meet fairly and fully 2. to face boldly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stand up to — {v.} To meet with courage. * /Mary stood up to the snarling dog that leaped toward her./ * /A soldier must stand up to danger./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand up to — {v.} To meet with courage. * /Mary stood up to the snarling dog that leaped toward her./ * /A soldier must stand up to danger./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • Stand-up comedy — is a style of comedy where the performer speaks directly to the audience, with the absence of the theatrical fourth wall . A person who performs stand up comedy is known as a stand up comic, stand up comedian or more informally stand up. It is… …   Wikipedia

  • Stand up paddle surfing — Stand Up Paddle , (SUP), is an emerging global sport with a Hawaiian heritage. It can be traced back to the early days of Polynesia. The sport is ancient form of surfing and began as a way for surfing instructors to manage their large groups of… …   Wikipedia

  • To stand up — 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 up for — 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

  • Stand Up — may refer to:* Stand up comedy MusicAlbums* Stand Up (Dave Matthews Band album) * Stand Up (Everyday Sunday album) * Stand Up (Jethro Tull album) * Stand Up! (album), an album by The Archers * Stand Up (Blue King Brown album), an album by Blue… …   Wikipedia

  • stand up — {v.} 1. To rise to a standing position; get up on your feet. * /A gentleman stands up when a lady enters a room./ 2. To be strong enough to use hard or for a long time. * /A rocket must be built strongly to stand up under the blast off./ * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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