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  • stand the racket — phrasal 1. : to sustain heavy expense incurred 2. : to endure consequences * * * stand the racket 1. To endure the strain 2. To take the consequences or responsibility 3. To pay expenses • • • Main Entry: ↑racket …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand the gaff — phrasal : to bear up under trials and difficulties : endure stress and strain without weakening or yielding …   Useful english dictionary

  • strain — I n. exertion tension 1) to impose, place, put a strain on 2) to stand the strain 3) to ease, relieve the strain 4) an emotional, mental; physical strain 5) back strain; eyestrain 6) a strain on (a strain on relations) 7) under a strain II v …   Combinatory dictionary

  • stand — stand1 [ stænd ] (past tense and past participle stood [ stud ] ) verb *** ▸ 2 move to upright position ▸ 3 put foot on/in something ▸ 4 be in particular position ▸ 5 remain without moving ▸ 6 be in situation/state ▸ 7 be particular height ▸ 8… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stand — I UK [stænd] / US verb Word forms stand : present tense I/you/we/they stand he/she/it stands present participle standing past tense stood UK [stʊd] / US past participle stood *** 1) a) [intransitive] to have your body in an upright position… …   English dictionary

  • strain — strain1 [ streın ] noun ** ▸ 1 pressure ▸ 2 injury ▸ 3 type of animal etc. ▸ 4 characteristic ▸ 5 sound ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount pressure caused by a difficult situation: a strain on something: This war will put a great strain on the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stand — 1. verb 1) Lionel stood in the doorway Syn: be on one s feet, be upright, be erect, be vertical Ant: sit, lie 2) the men stood up Syn: rise, get/rise to one s feet …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • stand — 1. verb 1) the men stood up Syn: rise, get to one s feet, get up, pick oneself up 2) today a house stands on the site Syn: be situated, be located, be positioned, be sited, have been built 3) …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • The Final Cut (album) — The Final Cut Studio album by Pink Floyd …   Wikipedia

  • The Carmelite Order —     The Carmelite Order     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Carmelite Order     One of the mendicant orders.     Origin     The date of the foundation of the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel has been under discussion from the fourteenth century to …   Catholic encyclopedia

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