stand still for (someone or something)(redirected from stand still for somebody)
stand still for (someone or something)
To stop moving so that someone can do something or something can be administered. Often used as an imperative. Please stand still for me, sweetie—I need to look at your cut. I know you're scared, but I really need you to stand still for the shot.
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