stand behind (someone or something)

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stand behind (someone or something)

1. Literally, to stand or position oneself to the rear of someone or something. Okay, Jake, you stand behind Samantha here in line. I think that's my blind date standing awkwardly behind the statue across the square.
2. To guarantee, ensure, or show one's steadfast support of someone or something, or for someone's or something's worth, ability, performance, etc. I'm very grateful to my husband, who always stood behind me during the inquest. If your own employees won't stand behind your new software, how can you expect uptake by the public?
See also: behind, stand
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Iran certainly ranks first in the region in producing medical equipment and medicine and those who stand behind us cannot be compared with Iran at all," Vahid Dastjerdi said at the time.
With our home fans, if they stand behind us, like they did today because they appreciated what we did, we will make it very difficult for Newcastle.
Protestors holding up their red painted hands, stand behind US Secretary of State John Kerry as he testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing.
Maybe we fans can adopt a similar method and arrange for a bloke to stand behind us at the match and tell us what to think,sing or shout.
Maria, the fact is that the public is angry, because we made salaries and bonuses and the public wound up having to have the government stand behind us during a difficult period of time," Benmosche said.
I hope India will firmly stand behind us in this endeavor," Suu Kyi said after meeting Singh and delivering a lecture at an event held to commemorate India's first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.
We realise that it is impossible to please everyone when it comes to selecting squads like these, but we would really like to see the entire country stand behind us as we take on England.
IC Green Energy's financial commitment these past five years has allowed us to proceed toward commercialization in a deliberate, focused manner, secure in the knowledge we are backed by an investor that will also stand behind us over the long-term," said Dr.
The Alawite officers stand behind us and they shoot anyone they see not firing at protesters," said Ahmad, who said he deserted six months ago from a military intelligence unit in Damascus.
Asked if he has spoken to King about any concerns about any backlash from the fans, he added: "No because I don't expect any of the home fans to be doing anything like that because they come to support us and stand behind us and the decision of the manager, and I am sure they will be fine, particularly when we go on winning runs.
They stand behind us and give us every opportunity to better ourselves.
Having the home fans in the Jack Carr stand behind us on Monday and for the rest of our matches at home is huge.
All we ask for in return is for the town to stand behind us and give us the staffing that we need to do our job in a safe manner.
Geoff said the steel industry is the "last big manufacturing institution" that is left in the UK and "for a Labour Government to either not stand behind us or fob us off would be an absolute travesty".