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stand behind (someone or something)

1. Literally, to stand or position oneself to the rear of someone or something. Okay, Jake, you stand behind Samantha here in line. I think that's my blind date standing awkwardly behind the statue across the square.
2. To guarantee, ensure, or show one's steadfast support of someone or something, or for someone's or something's worth, ability, performance, etc. I'm very grateful to my husband, who always stood behind me during the inquest. If your own employees won't stand behind your new software, how can you expect uptake by the public?
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Foreign countries stand behind the recent terrorist operations in Baghdad to hinder the electoral process and to destroy the democratic experience in Iraq," said the statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
We are constantly pursuing perfection, and we stand behind that uniqueness with our guarantee.
We strongly stand behind initiatives that support the health of our consumers and restore our nation's natural resources," Linda Freybler, director of marketing for Natural Touch, said.
Let's hope the National Security Law Unit will stand behind their decisions then, especially since the biggest threat to us now, UBL [Usama bin Laden], is getting the most 'protection.
But a defiant Hammam dismissed O'Leary's comments and he told the Leeds manager that he had permission from the football authorities to stand behind the goal.
7 Daily Variety reports that Paramount continues to stand behind Schlessinger.
Well located, high quality properties and the reputation of the developers who stand behind them are the factors that are attracting major tenants.
They are detail-oriented and stand behind their work," said Alan Sigwardt, senior director of grounds and engineering for Dolphin Stadium.
The woman said she was watching the sealife when she felt someone stand behind her and touch her body in an improper way.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: MP from the Kurdistan Alliance (KA), Muhsen al-Saadon, said Thursday that Arab and Turcoman lawmakers' illegal demands regarding Kirkuk stand behind hindering the approval of the elections bill.
So if you were English and wanted to speak to Bode Miller, you had about 8 feet of fence to stand behind and hope he stops to speak to you.
If you stand behind your product, everyone gets a better deal.
Rick Fass, president of Powerlock, stated, "We stand behind the Dog who is a major Powerlock shareholder.
I volunteered to stand behind him during his photo op,'' admitted one of the fireman.