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The subway was full and we had to stand all the way to Battery Park.
Mrs. Carter was standing by the open window.
The man standing behind him spoke.
He was standing with his back to her.
He stood looking at them in silence.
The children stood and watched.
They all stood still and listened to the birds singing.
Stand still and let me brush your hair.
The whole courtroom stood as the judge entered.
His statue stands in the city square.
Their house stood at the top of a hill.
The ancient family home is still standing.
Only a few homes were left standing after the earthquake.
The house stood neglected for nearly 100 years.
The old factory now stood empty.
Several ships are standing idle in the port as the dock strike continues.
Luckily, the train was still standing at the platform.
How do negotiations stand at the moment?
He might seem rude, but at least you know where you stand with him.
As it stands, the law doesn’t allow a local court to take such action.
He stood aloof from the daily operations of the office.
We stand ready to sign any reasonable agreement that you produce.
So long as we all stand together, we’ll win.
Her world record has stood for nearly 20 years.
Tell him my offer still stands.
I can’t stand his lies anymore.
I won’t stand any more arguing from you.
How can you stand all that noise?
I won’t stand them interrupting me all the time.
Where does the senator stand on this issue?
These are plants that do not stand the cold well.
I didn’t think these boots would stand the strain of such a long walk.
Leave the mixture to stand for 20 minutes.
Two men were left standing guard over the prisoners.
No one would stand bail for him.
I’ll stand you a cup of coffee if you’re out of money.
I can’t stand milk.
James just can’t stand his mother-in-law.
Sylvia couldn’t stand the sight of blood.
He couldn’t stand anyone feeling sorry for him.
She couldn’t stand to see him leave.
Those kids could stand a few lessons in good manners.
He could stand to lose a bit of weight.
She could run the whole office standing on her head.
From where we stand, there can only be one choice.
If they don’t like you, it stands to reason they won’t hire you.
There’s no need to stand on ceremony – come in and relax.
Do they stand any chance of winning the championship?
They stood in line for several hours for tickets.
He’s old enough to stand on his own two feet.
Don’t just stand there – give me a hand!
Many small companies stand to lose financially if the new law is introduced.