stand there

stand there
stand there phrase
to stand in a place for no particular purpose, without doing anything useful

Don’t just stand there – give me a hand!

Thesaurus: to not act, or to not do somethingsynonym to remain in a place or situationsynonym
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  • stand there — to stand in a place for no particular purpose, without doing anything useful Don t just stand there – give me a hand! …   English dictionary

  • stand there with one’s bare face hanging out — in. to stand someplace looking helpless and stupid. □ Say something. Don’t just stand there with your bare face hanging out. □ She just stood there with her bare face hanging out while they took away everything she owned …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Don't Just Stand There — Studio album by Haywire Released 1987 …   Wikipedia

  • don't stand there with curlers in your hair — This means don t keep me waiting . It s said to someone who is taking too long to get moving …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Stand! — Álbum de Sly the Family Stone Publicación 1969 Género(s) Funk rock Duración 41,40 min …   Wikipedia Español

  • stand — 1 verb past tense and past participle stood /stUd/ BE UPRIGHT 1 (I) to support yourself on your feet in an upright position: It looks like we ll have to stand there are no seats left. | Can you see any better from where you re standing? | stand… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stand — stand1 [ stænd ] (past tense and past participle stood [ stud ] ) verb *** ▸ 2 move to upright position ▸ 3 put foot on/in something ▸ 4 be in particular position ▸ 5 remain without moving ▸ 6 be in situation/state ▸ 7 be particular height ▸ 8… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stand — stand1 W1S1 [stænd] v past tense and past participle stood [stud] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(be on feet)¦ 2¦(rise)¦ 3¦(step)¦ 4¦(in a particular position)¦ 5¦(in a state/condition)¦ 6¦(not like)¦ 7¦(accept a situation)¦ 8¦(be good enough)¦ 9 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stand — [[t]stæ̱nd[/t]] ♦ stands, standing, stood 1) VERB When you are standing, your body is upright, your legs are straight, and your weight is supported by your feet. [V prep] She was standing beside my bed staring down at me... [V adj] They told me… …   English dictionary

  • stand — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 effort to resist opposition ADJECTIVE ▪ brave, defiant, determined, firm, strong, tough ▪ moral, principled …   Collocations dictionary

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