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The train was full and we had to stand all the way to Edinburgh.
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 sound coming from outside.
Stand still and let me brush your hair.
His statue stands in the city square.
Their house stood at the top of a hill.
As it stands, the law doesn't allow local government to take such action.
How do negotiations stand at the moment?
He might seem rude, but at least you know where you stand with him.
I can't stand his lies any more.
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.
Two men were left standing guard over the prisoners.
No one would stand bail for him.
He could not leave the country unless the Embassy stood surety for him.
I can't stand milk.
James just can't stand his mother-in-law.
I can't stand waiting for buses.
He couldn't stand anyone feeling sorry for him.
Sylvia couldn't stand the sight of blood.
someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes