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stand up / levantarse
stand up   stand
A. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (=rise)   levantarse,   ponerse de pie
(=be standing)   estar de pie
·she had nothing but the clothes she was standing up in
·no tenía masculineánoun que lo que llevaba puesto
a. we must stand up and be counted   tenemos que declararnos abiertamente
2. [argument etcetera]   ser nounólido,   ser lógico,   convencer
·the case did not stand up in court
·la acusaciónoun no se mantuvo en el tribunal
3. ·to stand up for somebody
(figurative)   respaldar a somebody, someone
·to stand up for something
·defender algo
·to stand up for o.noun.
·defenderse solo
4. ·to stand up to somebody
·hacer frente a somebody, someone
·it stands up to hard wear
·es muy resistente
·to stand up to a test
·salir bien de una prueba
·it won't stand up to close examination
·no resistirá un examen minucioso
B. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=place upright)   colocar de pie
a. a soup so thick that you could stand a spoon up in it   una sopa tan espesa que una cuchara se quedaría de pie en él
2. *
[+girlfriend, boyfriend]   dejar plantado *,   dar plantónoun a *
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