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stand (in) back of (someone or something)

1. Literally, to stand or position oneself to the rear of someone or something. OK, Jake, you stand back of Samantha here in line. I think that's my blind date standing awkwardly in back of the statue across the square.
2. To guarantee, ensure, or show one's steadfast support of someone or something; to show such support or guarantee for someone's or something's worth, ability, performance, etc. I'm very grateful to my husband, who always stood back of me during the inquest. If your own employees won't stand in back of your new software, how can you expect the public to adopt it?
See also: back, of, stand

stand (in) back of someone or something

 and stand behind someone or something 
1. Lit. to place oneself at the rear of someone or something. Please stand behind your friends. The police told them to stand behind the fence.
2. Fig. to guarantee someone or something; to guarantee the performance or worth of someone or something. I will stand back of Elaine. I trust her totally. The manufacturer stands behind this product.
See also: back, of, stand
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In Friday Sermon, Minister of Awqaf (Religious Endowments), Mohammad Abdul-Sattar al-Sayyed, stressed that the Syrian people with all spectra realizes the reality and goals of these takfiri terrorist acts and those who stand behind them.
SPAIN Miners stand behind burning barricades in Montico.
But at this point the larger Europe community has to stand behind the European project."
The Assembly called on the Israeli government and its agencies not to condemn and pay solidarity visits only, but to continue taking serious measures to bring attackers and those who stand behind them to justice and to work towards reexamining the role of the state in educating its citizens to respect others, even if different.
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Erekat threatened to publish other documents which will embarrass those who stand behind the Qatar-based channel.
KARACHI, January 03, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Pakistan Peoples Party and Co-Chairman President Asif Ali Zardari have full confidence in Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and solidly stand behind him in foiling any attempt to destabilize the coalition government.
However, at the end, we should ask the question- what did the government gain and what did it lose with the past attitude towards EVN and why did it need such excursions when it was clear that the EU would stand behind EVN.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said on Monday that foreign countries stand behind the recent bombing attacks in Baghdad to hinder the electoral process in the country, according to a statement of his office.
The zone, in the corner of the Telegraph and Telent Stand behind blocks 32-35, is dedicated to Coventry City's youngest fans, their friends and families.
"There was just a small area in the stand behind that goal that wasn't filled and I think we may have taken 5,000 people.
"I am prepared to stand behind them and to stand behind the depositors."
He called for financial authorities to stand behind healthy institutions to protect them from such activities.