stand in

If you stand in for someone, you take their place or do their job, because they are ill or away.
See also stand-in

[V P for n] I had to stand in for her on Tuesday when she didn't show up.

[V P] ...the acting president, who's standing in while she's out of the country.

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  • Stand — (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae, Sw. st[*a],… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stand by — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stand Up — may refer to:* Stand up comedy MusicAlbums* Stand Up (Dave Matthews Band album) * Stand Up (Everyday Sunday album) * Stand Up (Jethro Tull album) * Stand Up! (album), an album by The Archers * Stand Up (Blue King Brown album), an album by Blue… …   Wikipedia

  • Stand — (st[a^]nd), n. [AS. stand. See {Stand}, v. i.] 1. The act of standing. [1913 Webster] I took my stand upon an eminence . . . to look into their several ladings. Spectator. [1913 Webster] 2. A halt or stop for the purpose of defense, resistance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stand — can mean several things:Objects*A stand, when referring to an object, is an object that has a massive head another object, usually for display purposes (at events or places such as a conference, a congress, a shop, etc.). See column, armature… …   Wikipedia

  • Stand by Me — may refer to: * Stand by Me (film), a 1986 film directed by Rob Reiner * Stand By Me (TV series), a 1998 Chinese drama TV series * Stand By Me (band), pop music group based out of Edmonton, Canada * Stand By Me , a 2002 album by Ernie Haase… …   Wikipedia

  • Stand — (st[a^]nd), v. t. 1. To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat. [1913 Webster] 2. To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand. Love stood the siege. Dryden. [1913 Webster] He stood the furious foe. Pope.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stand — bezeichnet einen Markt oder Verkaufsstand, siehe Stand (Geschäft) Stehen: die aufrechte Körperhaltung, siehe Stehen der Ort, den man einnimmt, siehe Standort beim Klettersport der Ort, an dem das nichtkletternde Mitglied einer Seilschaft das… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stand By Me — ist der Titel eines Liedes von Ben E. King, siehe Stand by Me (Lied) eines Films von Rob Reiner, siehe Stand by Me – Das Geheimnis eines Sommers …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stand-In — (1937) is a Hollywood movie which shows the industry s own opinion on unions and the workers of Hollywood. It was directed by Tay Garnett, produced by Walter Wanger, and released by United Artists. Plot The plot of Stand In concerns the Wall… …   Wikipedia

  • Stand by Me — ist der Titel eines Liedes von Ben E. King aus dem Jahr 1961, siehe Stand by Me (Lied) eines Films von Rob Reiner aus dem Jahr 1986, siehe Stand by Me – Das Geheimnis eines Sommers Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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