English version

stand out against something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstand out against something phrasal verb British EnglishFIGHT FOR OR AGAINST somethingto be strongly opposed to an idea, plan etc We must stand out against bigotry. stand→ See Verb table
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stand out against Masaryk was an eminent liberal scholar who stood out against the Catholic-led anti-semitic hysteria of the 1890s.The only paper which stood out against the tide was the Communist Party's Morning Star.Only the finance sector stood out against this trend with some 30,000 new jobs created over the same period.
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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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