¿Sabías que...?: Todos los sustantivos singulares que terminan en -ión llevan acento ortográfico sobre la ó. ¿A qué sufijo equivalen en inglés?
stand by / mantenerse aparte
 
stand by   stand
A. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (=do nothing)   mantenerse aparte
2. (=be ready)   estar preparado or listo
·stand by for further news
·seguiránoun masculineánoun noticias
·stand by for take-off!
·¡listos para despegar!
·the Navy is standing by to help
·unidades de la Flota estánoun listas para prestar ayuda
B. -intransitive verb + preposition
[+person]   apoyar or respaldar a
[+promise]   cumplir con
·we stand by what we said
·nos atenemos a lo dicho
·the Minister stood by his decision
·el Ministro mantuvo su decisiónoun
 
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