Phrasal Verbs

stand up

This page is about the phrasal verb stand up


to get to your feet from a lying or sitting position


get up

For example

  • stand up When we were at school, we had to stand up when a teacher came into the room.

  • stand up After he fell over, Karl stood up and brushed the dust off his trousers.

Quick Quiz

When a judge enters a courtroom, people stand up in order to

a. see better

b. show respect

c. stretch their legs

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