English version

stand out

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstand out phrasal verb1 NOTICEto be very easy to see or notice The outlines of rooftops and chimneys stood out against the pale sky. She always stood out in a crowd. I am sure illnesses stand out in all childhood memories.2 BESTto be much better than other similar people or thingsstandout as That day still stands out as the greatest day in my life. from/among/above Three of the cars we tested stood out among the rest.3 to rise up from a surface The veins stood out on his throat and temples. stand→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
stand outA yellow background will make the black lettering stand out.The dark shapes of the trees stood out against the evening sky.Joanna, a six-foot-three redhead, stood out in her small Iowa farm community like a palm tree in a cornfield.stood out in a crowdYanto was one of those men who stood out in a crowd.stand asIn retrospect, he stands out as a reformer of Hinduism, somewhat like Buddha.Certain ideas, though, do stand out as being of particular use.The period stood out as something qualitatively different from what came before and what came afterwards.From the quotes on previous pages, only one stood out as surprising.One man stands out as the architect of the Midland's golden era: Sir Edward Holden.But nothing stands out as the enabling act of the confluence of economic good news.In school, Crowell stood out as the girl who eschewed the blandness of fashion in favor of personal style.In such company Minton stood out as the tutor with a more Continental outlook.
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Verb table
stand
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystand
he, she, itstands
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystood
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave stood
he, she, ithas stood
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad stood
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill stand
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have stood
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam standing
he, she, itis standing
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you, we, theyare standing
Past
I, he, she, itwas standing
you, we, theywere standing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been standing
he, she, ithas been standing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been standing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be standing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been standing
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