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stand up

part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to move your body into a standing position, or to be in a standing position.
He hurt his leg and he can't stand up.He didn't want to tell her the bad news while she was standing up.
definition 2: to remain strong or unbroken even though subjected to rough treatment or close investigation.
It's amazing how these shoes have stood up after all these years.If one studies your essay carefully and looks up the facts, it's easy to see that your argument doesn't stand up.