stand up to

stand up to(
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 challenge)
a. hacer frente a
Diego decided to stand up to the bullies once and for all.Diego se decidió a hacer frente a los matones de una vez.
2. (to withstand)
a. resistir
I don't think this suit will stand up to the extreme heat that my work entails.No creo que este traje resista el calor extremo que implica mi trabajo.
b. aguantar
The construction of the house must be such that it can stand up to the harsh climate here.La construcción de la casa tiene que ser tal que pueda aguantar el clima duro de aquí.
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