stand for (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb stand for (1).

Meaning: If letters or symbols stand for something, they represent that thing.

For example:

  • stand for sth The letters "MBA" stand for Master of Business Administration.

  • stand for sth Do you know what the letters "BA" stand for?

Quick Quiz:

What do the letters "PR" stand for?

a. president

b. public relations

c. private relations

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