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Meaning of "be upstanding" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BE UPSTANDING

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WHAT DOES BE UPSTANDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of be upstanding in the English dictionary

The definition of be upstanding in the dictionary is a direction to all persons present to rise to their feet before the judge enters or leaves the court. Other definition of be upstanding is a direction to all persons present to rise to their feet for a toast.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BE UPSTANDING

be nothing to
be of the opinion that
be on a hiding to nothing
be on one´s high horse
be on the danger list
be on to a good thing
be one´s own man
be pie on
be prepared
be put to the pin on one´s collar
be run off one´s feet
be rushed off your feet
be snowed under
be spoiling for
be sure
be that as it may
be the making of
be to blame
be toast
be wise

WORDS THAT END LIKE BE UPSTANDING

according
ascending
binding
branding
corresponding
defending
demanding
descending
ending
expanding
finding
funding
landing
lending
mending
outstanding
pending
spending
standing
surrounding
understanding

Synonyms and antonyms of be upstanding in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «be upstanding» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BE UPSTANDING

Find out the translation of be upstanding to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of be upstanding from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «be upstanding» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

是正直
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ser honrado
570 millions of speakers

English

be upstanding
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऊपरवाला हो
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يكون منتصب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

быть достойными
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ser íntegro
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উজ্জ্বল হতে হবে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

être dressée
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menjadi tegas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sein aufrechten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

直立すること
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

직립 할 수
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dadi upstanding
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

là không thay đổi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிறப்பாக இருக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उद्रेक व्हा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Dik durmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

essere onesto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

być uczciwym
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бути гідними
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

să fie cinstit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

είναι όρθια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wees trotse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vara uppstående
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

være oppragende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of be upstanding

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BE UPSTANDING»

The term «be upstanding» is normally little used and occupies the 141.557 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BE UPSTANDING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «be upstanding» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «be upstanding» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about be upstanding

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BE UPSTANDING»

Discover the use of be upstanding in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to be upstanding and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Sacred Fire: Torah from the Years of Fury 1939-1942
Another question is this: Why does God say, “You will be upstanding on the rocky mountain?” The Hebrew word for upstanding is nitzavta. The Talmud (Nedarim 64b) says: “Wherever the words nitzim or nitzavim are used in the Torah text, it is  ...
Kalonymus Kalmish Shapira, 2002
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Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
adj (formal : attnb) strong and healthy; frank and honest: a fine upstanding young man/character. be upstanding (formal: used ceremonially) to •it. mil up respectfully, usu todrinkatoast eg to the sovereign: Be upstanding for Her Majesty the ...
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Arkansas Weddings
“I'd seen you with Wade around Searcy and you were the kind of woman I'd always wanted to be. Upstanding, moral, classy...I couldn't be, so I thought it was fun to steal your fiancé. I don't know how you can ever forgive me.” Adrea patted ...
Shannon Taylor Vannatter, 2013
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Congressional Serial Set
When an expresser is said to be upstanding the inference should not be that he is what could be denominated "legg3r." This extreme is to be absolutel}' avoided, and as between the two, a horse with short logs is much preferable. Buyers ...
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United States Congressional serial set
When an expresser is said to be upstanding the inference should not be that he is what could be denominated "legg3%;' This extreme is to be absolutely avoided , and as between the two, a horse with short legs is much preferable. Buyers ...
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Bulletin
When an expresser is said to be upstanding the inference should not be that he is what could be denominated “leggy.” This extreme is to be absolutely avoided, and as between the two, a horse with short legs is much preferable. Buyers ...
United States. Bureau of Animal Industry, 1901
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Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Animal Industry)
When an expresser is said to be upstanding the inference should not be that he is what could be denominated "leggy." This extreme is to be absolutely avoided, and as between the two, a horse with short legs is much preferable. Buyers ...
8
Annual Report of the Bureau of Animal Industry ...
\Vhen an expresser is said to be upstanding the inference should not be that he is what could be denominated “leggy.” This extreme is to be absolutely avoided, and as between the two, a horse with short legs is much preferable. Buyers ...
United States. Bureau of Animal Industry, 1902
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Annual Report
When an expresser is said to be upstanding the inference should not be that he is what could be denominated "leggy." This extreme is to be absolutely avoided, and as between the two, a horse with short legs is much preferable. Buyers ...
United States. Bureau of Animal Industry, 1902
10
City of Gold: An Apology for Global Capitalism in a Time of ...
Such admiration has nothing to do with whether this is a just society, and everything to do with what we expect from an adult.23 In a society more traditional than America believes itself to be, one might understand banal work to be upstanding ...
David A. Westbrook, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BE UPSTANDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term be upstanding is used in the context of the following news items.
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Game review: Batman - Arkham Knight
In the six years that have passed since the release of Arkham Asylum, Rocksteady have shown themselves to be upstanding guardians of the ... «Scotsman, Jul 15»
2
The Grateful Dead and the Culture of High School
... many of whom have, surely to their high school teachers' surprise, grown up to be upstanding and successful -- who are glad they did. «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
3
WA hunk takes role in his stride
Charming and affable, Dr Edmunds appears to be upstanding but as episodes progress his dark past emerges, an aspect which Pollard ... «The West Australian, Jul 15»
4
CGB Hall of Fame: (1) Justin Forsett vs. (5) Michele Granger
There are only two varieties of PKs... the ones that grow up to be upstanding role models in their communities and the 'rebels' who embrace all ... «California Golden Blogs, Jul 15»
5
Anti-Muslim crusaders aren't friends of free speech
ISIS never pretended to be upstanding citizens of France or the United States or have any recognition of the Constitution, so they aren't bound ... «Beliefnet, Jul 15»
6
Shame on Pride for trying to ban UKIP
Can Eurosceptics not be upstanding members of the LGBT community? Was it because you can't be in favour of a small state and be proud of ... «Spiked, Jul 15»
7
What Do the Druze Want?
We are proud to be one of the sectors of the Syrian people, to be a group that attempts to be upstanding citizens of this country. We are proud of ... «Breaking Israel News, Jun 15»
8
Why it's OK to shame payday loan enablers
They may be upstanding citizens in other respects, but their hands are dirty from payday cash. Reach Barbara Shelly at 816-234-4594 or ... «Kansas City Star, Jun 15»
9
Dad back in SirVincent's huddle
I have to do everything I can to raise them to be upstanding, good Christian kids." Rachel called her husband early Sunday. "It's tough to be ... «Ottawa Sun, Jun 15»
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After struggling with his choice, father embraces son for being an …
They mostly have obeyed those wise words, all turning out to be upstanding young men. Three of them have conventional jobs. Adam, however ... «Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Jun 15»

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