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To stand or sit up - synonyms or related words



to have your body in an upright position supported by your feet

sit up

to go from a lying position to a sitting position, or to help someone to do this

stand up

to put your body into an upright position from a sitting or lying position

straighten up

to stand up straight



to lift yourself from a sitting or lying position



formal to stand from a sitting, kneeling, or lying position



literary to get up from bed, or to stand up

get/leap/rise/stagger etc to your feet

to stand up in a particular way after you have been sitting or lying

regain your feet

to stand up again after falling or being knocked down



to move from sitting or bending down into an upright position

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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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