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www.macmillandictionary.com/us/dictionary/american/stand-for

[stand for something] British to try to get chosen in an election for a particular position or as a member of a particular institution. In American English, you say that ...

www.thesaurus.com/browse/stand%20for

Synonyms for stand for at Thesaurus.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and ... see definition of stand for ... 16 Funny Words You Probably Don't Know.

www.thesaurus.com/browse/stand-in

Synonyms for stand-in at Thesaurus.com with free online thesaurus, antonyms, ... see definition of stand-in ... matches based on how closely a synonym's sense matches the sense you selected. ... noun. something which exactly resembles another ... Say, young fella, have you got any stand-in with your noble red brothers?

wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-does-it-mean-to-stand-for-something

Civil rights icon Rosa Parks challenged citizens by saying, “If I can sit down for justice, you can stand up for children." WONDER what she meant? In 1955, Rosa  ...

quoteinvestigator.com/2014/02/18/stand-fall

Feb 18, 2014 ... It is easier to fall for anything than to stand for something. ... Although the saying was employed by Gordon A. Eadie it is not clear whether he crafted it. ... based on a mistaken understanding of a relatively modern citation.

inktank.fi/10-english-words-mean-something-else-languages

Jul 24, 2014 ... We all know the English meaning of the word fart, but did you know that fart ... either an acronym or initialism depending on how you would pronounce it, ... words do mean old and woman, one would need to say seanbhean in ...

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=583555

"I never said she stole my money" has 7 different meanings depending on the ... Do you mean you-singular, or are you addressing everybody in the thread who ..... That something, no matter which word you stress, is the acting of saying she ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/when-you-is-really-about-me-180962686

Mar 28, 2017 ... Sometimes when we sayyou,” we really mean “me” (RooM the Agency / Alamy) ... referring to a “generic” person doing or saying or being something. ... the “ generic you” to “normalize” a negative experience based on results ...

www.atlasobscura.com/articles/whether-you-say-freakin-friggin-or-frickin-depends-on-where-youre-from

Dec 15, 2016 ... Whether You Say Freakin', Friggin', Or Frickin' Depends On Where You're From ... These words all meant something like “to strike” or “to thrust,” which led to a ... saying that one word is forbidden, but a similar word can stand in while ... Depending where you live, though, you might never hear “friggin'” from ...