Phrasal Verb: Stand up

Stand up

Meaning: Move from a sitting or lying down to a vertical position

Example: Everybody STOOD UP when the judge entered the court.

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Stand up

Meaning: Fail to keep an appointment

Example: He agreed to meet me last night, but he STOOD me UP.

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