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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theystand between
he/she/itstands between
present participlestanding between
past tensestood between
past participlestood between
  1. stand between someone and something to prevent someone from gaining or achieving something

    Only one person stood between her and the presidency.

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