not stand for (something)

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not stand for (something)

To refuse to accept, permit, or endure something. You've been insulting me all evening long and I will not stand for it any longer! Our new teacher said she won't stand for talking or fooling around in class.
See also: not, stand
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The Chairman of the Board of Directors of OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Tim Summers, has informed the Board that he will not stand for re- election at the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.
The 42-year-old said he would not stand for the European Parliament or the Finnish parliamentary elections scheduled in 2015, public broadcaster YLE reported.
Kuntz will not stand for re-election at the board of directors' 2014 annual meeting of shareholders.
Summary: Juventus have insisted the club will not stand for any racist abuse of Mario Balotelli when the striker visits with Manchester City.
The new Tory government, which promised to end corruption, should not stand for it.
Kilcline ( who spent two eventful years at Newcastle under Kevin Keegan ( believes the United manager is capable of turning things around after admitting the club's frustrated fans will not stand for much more.
REBEL AM Peter Law claimed yesterday he was offered the post of deputy presiding officer if he did not stand for election against a Labour candidate.
He knew the founders of the agency and is still on the foundation's board, although he said he would not stand for re-election when his term expires in 2005.
It is totally unacceptable and we will not stand for it.
The legislature couldn't reform it, lawmakers won't repeal it, but I will not stand for it.