English to English
||rise to one's feet |
The audience got up and applauded
||refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack |
||put into an upright position |
Can you stand the bookshelf up?
||be standing; be upright |
We had to stand for the entire performance!
||defend against attack or criticism |
He stood up for his friend
She stuck up for the teacher who was accused of harassing the student
||resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc. |
Her shoes won't hold up
This theory won't hold water
||rise up as in fear |
The dog's fur bristled
It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!