Значение идиомы stand up

[stand up] {v.} 1. To rise to a standing position; get up on yourfeet.

A gentleman stands up when a lady enters a room.

2. To bestrong enough to use hard or for a long time.

A rocket must bebuilt strongly to stand up under the blast-off.

The old car hasalready stood up for twenty years.

Compare: WEAR WELL. 3. {informal}To make a date and then fail to keep it.

June cried when Bill stoodher up on their first dale.


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