English to Afrikaans Meaning :: standing

Standing :
- staandepuntestand

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Noun(1) social or financial or professional status or reputation(2) an ordered listing of scores or results showing the relative positions of competitors (individuals or teams(3) the act of assuming or maintaining an erect upright position
Verb(1) be standing; be upright(2) be in some specified state or condition(3) occupy a place or location, also metaphorically(4) hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright(5) put up with something or somebody unpleasant(6) have or maintain a position or stand on an issue(7) remain inactive or immobile(8) be in effect; be or remain in force(9) be tall; have a height of; copula(10) put into an upright position(11) withstand the force of something(12) be available for stud services
Adjective(1) having a supporting base(2) not created for a particular occasion(3) (of fluids(4) executed in or initiated from a standing position(5) (of persons(6) permanent

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(1) An ancient Roman law made it treason for any general to cross the Rubicon and enter Italy proper with a standing army.(2) Indonesia saw the peacekeeping force as a standing army ready to go to any embattled country to help to restore civil order.(3) In the 1850s and 1860s Gladstone emerged as a politician of clear national standing with a reputation for oratory.(4) If the area has drainage problems, like standing water in winter, mulch isn't going to help alleviate them.(5) Much has been made recently in the Evening Advertiser and elsewhere of the low standing of Swindon's Social Services Department.(6) Well, there still may be some pockets of standing water in New Orleans.(7) NATO is a standing army supervised by its 19 member states, but heavily influenced by the US.(8) Mold growth should be suspected wherever there are water stains, standing water or moist surfaces.(9) During almost the entire period, the lack of type continued to be a problem in typesetting, so that working with standing type was almost impossible and every new issue had to be composed anew.(10) People of lower social standing were respected as valued members of the community.(11) He shrugged off the first tackle and from a standing start sped through the Brods' defence to score under the posts.(12) During the Cold War, large standing forces were available to counter the Soviet threat.(13) Only in Pakistani cricket could someone's reputation and standing undergo the sort of transformation that Waqar Younis has just enjoyed.(14) The island currently has no standing army, but a unit of the Police Force is assigned to the Regional Security System Unit.(15) As usual, we had cut our military to the bone and had a standing army of less than 200,000.(16) University status will strengthen the institute's academic reputation and international standing .
Related Words
(1) stand ::
1. status ::
2. seniority ::
3. duration ::
4. upright ::
5. stagnant ::
6. permanent ::
7. be on one's feet ::
wees op 'n mens se voete
8. rise ::
9. be ::
10. put ::
11. remain in force ::
bly van krag
12. withstand ::
13. endure ::
14. remain firm ::
bly ferm
15. resist ::
1. mobile ::
2. moving ::
Different Forms
standing, standings
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Standing out there like a glorified sentry.

Standing out there like a glorified sentry.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 3

(IN VOICE-OVER): She\'s standing very close to me. "' alt="RAJESH (IN VOICE-OVER): She\'s standing very close to me. " style="width:100%">

RAJESH (IN VOICE-OVER): She's STANDING very close to me.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 2

Yes, whenever I saw a beast like that one
standing across from me

Yes, whenever I saw a beast like that one STANDING across from me

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 9

They were right here,
standing where we\'re standing.

They were right here, STANDING where we're STANDING.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 4

Standing up to him
was-was hard,

Standing up to him was-was hard,

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 10

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