stand against

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stand against(
stahnd
 
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to oppose)
a. oponerse a
Our organization has always stood against injustice.Nuestra organización siempre se ha opuesto a la injusticia.
2. (to place against)
a. apoyar contra
The carpenter stood the boards for the porch against the house.El carpintero apoyó las tablas para el porche contra la casa.
3. (to oppose in an election) (United Kingdom)
a. presentarse como oponente a
If Perkins ends up being the one who stands against me, then I'll surely win the election.Si Perkins resulta ser el que se me presenta como oponente, seguramente ganaré el voto.
4. (to lean against)
a. apoyarse en
Dean stood against the wall, watching the cars go by.Dean se apoyaba en el muro, mirando pasar los carros.
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