stand tall


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stand tall

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.
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stand tall

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.
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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.
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stand tall

in. to be brave and proud. I can still stand tall. I’m innocent.
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* Engage your abdominals so you can continue to stand tall. Hold the stretch for 30 seconds, and then repeat on the left side.
I appeal to all Americans to stand tall and help the police do their job by obeying the lands of the land.
Stand tall at the end of a hallway or one side of a long room.
While tall groups online offer support for some of the ills of being tall, Stand Tall takes the approach of that life being tall is pretty darn good.
Instead of leaning backwards when you feel yourself falling forward, you need to stand tall, keep your upper half still and simply ride it out.
Stand tall. With regular practice, these qualities will increase your inner radiance and empower you to give your gifts to a world that needs them.
The goal of SIAEA is to organize and unite in fellowship the engineering and architectural professionals of Indian origin; to assimilate the arts and sciences of Indian heritage into the American society and to stand tall within American mainstream.
As members of the Air Force Honor Guard, you represent those of us who stand tall for freedom, so much so we are willing to lay down our lives on the battlefields of the world if necessary.
Not only did the exchange stand tall in the days after September 11, it took the lead in setting exacting standards in corporate governance--at least for its listed companies.
In this heartfelt and humorous story, Tree learns to stand tall - not just physically, but in every way.
In our kitchens, it makes our mousse stand tall, adds sparkle to our garnish, and helps our cream and custard hold its shape.
These champs stand tall as symbols of the need for improved forest conservation.
Despite our disabilities, we all stand tall when we stoop to help our fellow veterans or their families.
The new president also is being pressured to stand tall for the right of snowmobile owners to pollute national parks.
We need one another to stand tall as towers for people who are not able to stand for themselves, whatever the reason may be.