From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe/stand in somebody’s lightbe/stand in somebody’s lightDARKto prevent someone from getting all the light they need to see or do somethingCould you move to the left a little – you’re standing in my light. →light
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be/stand in somebody’s light• Edouard examined the jewellery carefully, standing in the north light of the atelier's large window.• He stood in the light from the nearest pillar.• I stand in a lightmist of rain.• Could you move to the left a little? You're standing in my light.• Now that they stood in the light, Jehan could see that both of them were blackened by grime and oil.