Phrasal Verbs

stand for (2)

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If a person or an organisation stands for certain ideals or principles, they believe in and support those ideals or principles.



For example

  • stand for sth If you started a political party, what values and principles would it stand for?

  • stand for sth The Democratic People's Party say they stand for social justice and civil rights.

Quick Quiz

An organization that stands for the rights of animals should

a. help and protect animals

b. trade in wild animals

c. use animals in experiments

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