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stand tall

To prove or display one's pride, confidence, or fortitude. I know a lot of people are upset, but you did the right thing, so stand tall. Even though it didn't perform well at the box office, he can stand tall in the knowledge that he made one of the greatest science fiction films of our generation.
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stand tall

to be brave and proud. I can still stand tall. I'm innocent. Our athletes stand tall in the knowledge that they did their best.
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stand ˈtall

(especially American English) show that you are proud and able to deal with anything: Speaking on television, she said that her former manager’s advice to stand tall and be proud of herself was what helped her to succeed.
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stand tall

in. to be brave and proud. I can still stand tall. I’m innocent.
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Both the Chief Constable and PCC were speaking at a launch event for Stand Tall, which is being backed by both Liverpool and Everton football clubs.
Stand still, stand tall and don't move a muscle until the dog loses interest in you - don't try to run away.
This week they're presenting National Stand Tall week with in-store events in London on Wednesday and Manchester on Thursday.
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First at the White House and later at the United Nations, the first lady of the world established a new paradigm for the American woman, stepping boldly onto the global stage to confront the issues of the day and to stand tall as a feminist role model and humanitarian without peer.
enough to fill 500,000, 12-inch party balloons - the giant SpongeBob SquarePants(TM) and Big Bird Parade balloons would not stand tall to capture the spirit of the holiday.
Stand Tall, her debut single, is now available and can be downloaded from the HMV website.
Set-up: Stand tall with feet hip-distance apart, hands beside shoulders and palms upturned, weights in hands.
With guest appearances by such star vets as Phil Collins (on "Get Away," a track about domestic abuse that heavily samples Collins's "In the Air Tonight") and Ronald Isley of the Isley Brothers, My Melody is meant to position Queen Pen in the same platinum-selling league as Missy Elliott, Lil' Kim, and Foxy Brown, female rappers who simultaneously pander to stereotypes and stand tall in a male-dominated field.
Even those people who may not agree with his views must stand tall to protect his inalienable right to free speech.
Authorities say the best way to survive an encounter with a mountain lion is to not turn and run, but stand tall, raise your arms and make noise to scare it away.
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While Sex Toys as a coming-of-age story isn't going to make college professors forget The Catcher in the Rye, it does stand tall among the ranks of coming-out stories.
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