stand behind (someone or something)

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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?
See also: behind, stand
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I thank the supporters who stood behind us from day one and we have to move forward and remember the positive things.'
The 22-year-old said: "I think at the Euros, no one expected a lot from us and once we started winning our country stood behind us and we just kind of got in that flow.
'I was told; I wouldn't tell you who told me; I wouldn't tell you who I discussed with, but I made every frantic effort, and I was told 'Kabineh is no longer needed; [he] sabotaged a lot of things for this Republic, but because he is a son of Nimba and you are the godfather of Nimba, and Nimba County stood behind us, we will not want to take him on; What we want you to do is to intervene for a win-win situation.
They just stood behind us all the way and we appreciated that."
The Taoiseach and the Tanaiste have been proudly beating their chests about how the EU has stood behind us on the backstop and by inference it looks like taking pleasure in bashing up the Brits.
"Everyone in our group has come from different backgrounds when we started talking about giving back to our communities our members all jumped in and stood behind us.
"It was definitely something they were really interested in, which is very motivating for us to know that our university was so supportive and stood behind us, not only in terms of mentorship and coaching, but also in terms of financial support."
But today, we can't help but attribute all our success to the ones who have stood behind us unwavering, to see us succeed.
"I think this award is really for all those people - all those unsung heroes - who have stood behind us. All the people who have supported us and have never let us down.
Biden also stood behind US Ambassador to Ankara John Bass, who was lambasted by certain AKP supporters and pro-government media outlets for voicing out his uneasiness that the 1,128 academics who undersigned a call for peace were labeled "traitors." He was seated next to Biden at the meeting.
"The reason we're here today is because of our Airmen, civilians, contractors and outstanding community who stood behind us 100 percent," said Col.
This is our way of saying thank you to all our friends and supporters who stood behind us for the past two years in all our basketball leagues," said Abdul Aziz "Jawo" Dizon, CEEPO chief executive officer.
In an emotional speech, Kejriwal said, "When the whole Delhi stood behind us, some friends of ours cheated us.