Phrasal Verb: Stand down

Stand down

Meaning: Leave a job or position so that someone else can take it

Example: The minister announced her intention to STAND DOWN at the next election.

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Stand down

Meaning: Finish being asked questions in a court

Example: The judge told the witness to STAND DOWN after the questioning.

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