View Poll Results: He promised to meet me at six but didn't come.

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  • He stood in for me.

    16 7.11%
  • He stood me up.

    133 59.11%
  • He stood down.

    45 20.00%
  • He stood up for me.

    31 13.78%
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Thread: Stand

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    Stand

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    Last edited by Tdol; 25-Aug-2007 at 19:48. Reason: Adding the word that RonBee saw was missing

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    Re: Stand

    You can check your answer here?


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    Re: Stand

    It's interesting that a stand-up comedian doesn't stand anyone up, though I suppose he might send someone up.

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    I wanted to add a link to the definition of 'send up' (imitate, impersonate), but it's not in the UsingEnglish list (yet).

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    Re: Stand

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    It's interesting that a stand-up comedian doesn't stand anyone up, though I suppose he might send someone up.

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    I wanted to add a link to the definition of 'send up' (imitate, impersonate), but it's not in the UsingEnglish list (yet).
    It is: http://www.usingenglish.com/referenc...s/send+up.html

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