stand corrected

stand corrected

to admit that one has been wrong. I realize that I accused him wrongly. I stand corrected. We appreciate now that our conclusions were wrong. We stand corrected.
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stand corrected

Agree that one was wrong, as in I stand corrected-we did go to Finland in 1985. This idiom was first recorded in John Dryden's The Maiden Queen (1668): "I stand corrected, and myself reprove."
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And, with regards to encroaching on the public sector,never being union orientated myself,I may stand corrected on this.
The hallowed height of 29,028ft (later 8848 metres) taught to generations of schoolchildren across the world, must now stand corrected - at either 29,022ft or 8846 metres - take your pick.
However we stand corrected ( for one North MP voting to impose top-up fees on students in Northern Ireland was a way of putting the issue back on the political agenda.
However, we stand corrected after Mr Herron himself responded to The Journal.
I stand corrected about the minutiae of legislation in the 1700s, geography being my subject, and, while I agree that history is important, argument about early boundary legislation is irrelevant, but canalisation has affected the whole of the area despite where the boundary is situated.
And if it's not youth that has done it, I stand corrected
Everything I thought I knew about cooking I stand corrected on every day.
I think he means "sliver", but he works for the same company as Simon Cowell so maybe I stand corrected.
JW: I stand corrected on knowledgable, which, although not commonly so spelt, is indeed acceptable.
Mr Lord, who has been a member of motorcycle group for 25 years, said did not realise this adding: "If that is the case, then I stand corrected.
I stand corrected and offer my heartfelt apologies to any members of the feline community who were upset.
Before the holiday I was sure that Club 18-30 wasn't for me but I stand corrected.
After reading an article on the Villa website in relation to this letter I stand corrected.
I don't agree with the decision, but I stand corrected if the video shows otherwise.