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Phrasal Verbs Quiz: Stand

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1. stand by (1)

A pilot tells the cabin crew to "stand by" whenever it's time to
  1. serve the food
  2. stand on passengers
  3. take off or land
more about this phrasal verb: stand by (1)

2. stand by (2)

The coach said he would stand by him even though his player
  1. was caught taking drugs
  2. was the new world champion
  3. won an Olympic gold medal
more about this phrasal verb: stand by (2)

3. stand by (3)

People were calling out for help from inside the burning building, and the people watching stood by and
  1. rescued them
  2. tried to help
  3. did nothing
more about this phrasal verb: stand by (3)

4. stand down

If the team's manager stands down, the team's owners will have to
  1. help him get up
  2. pay him more money
  3. find another manager
more about this phrasal verb: stand down

5. stand for (1)

What do the letters "PR" stand for?
  1. president
  2. public relations
  3. private relations
more about this phrasal verb: stand for (1)

6. stand for (2)

An organization that stands for the rights of animals should
  1. help and protect animals
  2. trade in wild animals
  3. use animals in experiments
more about this phrasal verb: stand for (2)

7. stand for (3)

The president said he wouldn't stand for any more corruption, and if he caught anyone involved in it, he would
  1. forgive them
  2. protect them
  3. punish them
more about this phrasal verb: stand for (3)

8. stand out

My cousin Mike stands out in a crowd of people because he is
  1. very tall
  2. very shy
  3. very clever
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9. stand up

When a judge enters a courtroom, people stand up in order to
  1. see better
  2. show respect
  3. stretch their legs
more about this phrasal verb: stand up

10. stand up for

A teacher was fired for teaching her students about safe sex, but her students stood up for her by saying she was
  1. a bad teacher
  2. a good teacher
  3. a sex-mad teacher
more about this phrasal verb: stand up for

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