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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.
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.
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.
in. to be brave and proud. I can still stand tall. I’m innocent.