stand with

stand with (one)

1. Literally, of two or more people, animals, or edifices, to stand in close proximity to one another. I stood with the rest of the applicants, making nervous chitchat while we waited to be called in for our interview. The mother elephant stood with its babies while they drank from the pool to ward off any potential predators. The fact that the historic building stands with such modern architecture only serves to highlight the antiquity of its design and structure.
2. To be or remain united (in support of or opposition to something). The president promised to stand with other leaders around the world in opposition to the brutal dictatorship that was terrorizing the Southeast Asian country. They promised to stand together with the senator in her attempts at tax reform.
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stand with someone

to unite with someone, as in defense. Don't worry. I'll stand with you to the end. He stood with her and they faced the threat together.
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References in classic literature ?
I shall, indeed, stand with thy mother and thee one other day, but not to-morrow.
Commenting on Dubai Tourism's winning stand, Matt Gibson, said: "It was an exceptionally good business stand with an effective and efficient set-up.
The judging criteria for the Best Stand Design award focused on identifying an eye-catching stand with a creative design that made the best use of available space and attracted a high level of visitor traffic.
The judging criteria for the Best Stand Design award focused on "identifying an eye-catching stand with a creative design that made the best use of available space and attracted a high level of visitor traffic" and according to the judgesLebanon's stand ticked all the boxes.
Align the un-interfaced collar stand with the shirt neckline edge, ensuring the collar stand edge aligns with the shirt placket edge; pin.
With right sides together, align the interfaced collar stand with the interfaced collar lower edge.
Never stand on engine stand with only one strut hooked up
* Take some time to add camouflage to your stand with a commercial treestand skirt, natural brush or both.
* If you have a ladder stand with some squeaks you just can't get rid of, carry a small vial of vegetable oil into the field and lubricate the noise-causing parts before your next hunt.
This was a roughly 100-year-old, 21-acre stand with about 40 trees per acre, average height about 90 feet with a 17-inch dbh (diameter at breast height).
But if balance is a problem, stand with your right knee just touching the walL Or lightly touch the wall as needed.
The Bowmaster is a 16-foot steel ladder stand with an 18x32-inch platform, padded backrest-style seat, and padded front rail that pivots out of the way.
A concert conductor's stand with the same wood tray construction adds to the total wood look.