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HOME > ENGLISH GRAMMAR EXERCISES > Phrasal verbs with STAND 1

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ESL TRAINING EXERCISE
topic: PHRASAL VERBS using "TO STAND" | level: Advanced




Choose the correct preposition to complete each of the following sentences:


1. He really stands ________ ( = is different from) from the other students.
  on
  out
  up

2. I'm not going to stand ________ ( = tolerate) this!
  on
  on
  for

3. I stood ________ ( = substituted, took his place) for the class president while he was away.
  on
  in
  up

4. You have to learn how to stand ________ yourself. ( = defend yourself)
  up for
  on for
  in on

5. I can't believe he stood me ________. ( = didn't show up for a meeting, date, etc.)
  up
  under
  down

6. The workers were brave enough to stand ________ the boss. ( = to confront him without fear)
  in on
  up with
  up to

7. The other judges stood ________ the proceedings. ( = watched the proceedings closely)
  over
  up for
  by

8. She always stands ________ ( = remains loyal to) her friends.
  by
  out
  up

9. He is the only candidate that stands ________ ( = supports) animal rights.
  against
  for
  over

10. Please stand ________ ( = wait) while we fix the problem.
  over
  out
  by


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