Phrasal Verb: Stand by

Stand by

Meaning: Support someone

Example: He STOOD BY her throughout the trial as he believed her to be innocent.

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Stand by

Meaning: Be ready and waiting for something to happen

Example: The emergency services were STANDING BY waiting for the plane to land.

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