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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of stand up to.
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Baigent, Leigh and Lincoln’s research26 convinced them that the Priory’s list is the most accurate available; although, due to the paucity of the records, we can never be sure, it certainly stands up to academic scrutiny and may well be correct.
At intervals she stands up to rest, and to retie her disarranged apron, or to pull her bonnet straight.