stand corrected

stand corrected

To admit that one was incorrect or has been proven wrong. A: "No, John, the wedding was in Nevada, not Utah." B: "Oops, I stand corrected."
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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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References in classic literature ?
I stand corrected,' said he, concluding his laugh with a sorrowful sigh.
Maybe I will stand corrected but I cannot recall Bob Paisley doing a massive amount of on-field high-fiving and hugging.
When responsibility of every missing person will be fixed on IG then system will stand corrected automatically.
I want the detractors to stand corrected by understanding that such understatements and pronouncements cannot be owned up by me.
We don't have cases considered as EJK as of now, so I stand corrected,' he was quoted as saying.
Because those flatbreads look flipping amazing actually, and the scallops look pretty pukka too, so we stand corrected.
They originally told me she was engaged to Peter but after I was told earlier last week from a different source that the spoiler was wrong, I had this source who told me it was Peter look into it, and they stand corrected.
I stand corrected and now understand the NRA's view on this issue.
consciousness, no soul--although in saying so I seem to stand corrected.
And while at first I thought the Chinese bloke who proposed to his medal-winning diver girlfriend had done a lovely thing, every female I've talked to about it thinks he was just attention seeking and muscling in on her big moment, so I stand corrected.
But as amazing as the book and the author both are, they stand corrected.
However, the recent result would have pleased the PSF as they now stand corrected, given Aamirs breakdown ahead of the mega event.
I stand corrected on the McCarran Act issue: Dad, apart from being a Communist leader, was also suspected of being a Soviet spy; that was the reason he was being investigated and had to flee.
No offence to the gentleman, and if I'm wrong about this factoid I hereby stand corrected with all due apologies.
We stand corrected regarding the incorrectly presented version of the screening tool, but we believe we were correct when writing about the sensitivity of this tool in combination with a clinical interview.