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WHAT DOES STANDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Standing, also referred to as orthostasis, is a human position in which the body is held in an upright position and supported only by the feet. Although seemingly static,the body rocks slightly back and forth from the ankle in the sagittal plane. The sway of quiet standing is often likened to the motion of an inverted pendulum. Standing at attention is a military standing posture, as is stand at ease, but these terms are also used in military-style organisations and in some professions which involve standing, such as modeling. At Ease refers to the classic military position of standing with legs slightly apart, not in as formal or regimented a pose as standing at attention. In modeling, model at ease refers to the model standing with one leg straight, with the majority of the weight on it, and the other leg tucked over and slightly around.
The first definition of standing in the dictionary is social or financial position, status, or reputation. Other definition of standing is length of existence, experience, etc.Standing is also used to stand in or on.
The translations of standing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «standing» in English.
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «standing».
FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STANDING» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «standing» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «standing» 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 standing
10 QUOTES WITH «STANDING»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word standing.
I'm standing up thinking. Anybody who wants to listen is welcome. If not, I'm happy to see them go.
My father respected and admired my mother and was a person who was always standing by my side, encouraging me to do more and believed in my capacity. So in that sense, my own experience was very good in becoming an empowered woman. From early on, I carried that strong message: 'You can do it.' So I never had any doubt that women can do a lot.
I define fear as standing across the ring from Joe Louis and knowing he wants to go home early.
And I thought that was the best way for me to participate, because standing in the crowd and listening is a fantastic education, but it's not my nature. I need to be involved. So I did that instead.
I think the Democratic Party has the chronic problem of appearing to be weak, of not standing and fighting for what it believes in, not fighting for its own.
P. C. Cast
I've seen a big shift, especially in my classroom, with women standing up and demanding respect. That's in every woman, whether 16, 26, 56.
Perhaps the two greatest moments of my life were standing on the moon and being outside of the room when my granddaughter was born! We tend not to remember the worst.
A lot of people forget how important it is to be creative. We get caught up in getting ahead and in day-to-day minutiae. But creativity is a fundamental mode of expression, as is being tenacious and standing by your own convictions and passions, even if it's not the 'popular' choice.
When you're doing what you love to do, you become resilient. You create a habit of taking chances on yourself. If you do what's expected of you, and things go poorly, you will look to external sources for what to do next, because that will be your habit. You will be standing there frozen. If you are just filling a role, you will be blindsided.
But I can tell that once, and if, and when this issue gets to be, under real terms, investigated, you will be seeing certain people that we know from this country standing trial; and they will be prosecuted criminally.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STANDING»
Discover the use of standing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to standing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Last Man Standing
Web London roars into a dark alley one night with his FBI Hostage Rescue Team.
David Baldacci, 2001
Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life
BORN STANDING UP is a funny and riveting chronicle of how Steve Martin became the comedy genius we now know and is also a fascinating portrait of an era.
Steve Martin, 2008
Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey
A masterful work of personal reportage, this volume is also a vibrant portrait of a mysterious people and an essential document of a disappearing culture. 50 photos. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Isabel Fonseca, 2011
Standing Room Only: Strategies for Marketing the Performing Arts
Argues that organizations in the performing arts must market themselves to survive, including defining their mission, thinking strategically, and applying basic marketing concepts like product and pricing
Philip Kotler, 1997
Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument ...
Kirk Savage's "Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves" eloquently and authoritatively exposes the way racial dominance has been literally built into the public space that surrounds us--space in which it is, for this reason, increasingly ...
Kirk Savage, 1999
Still Standing: The Untold Story of My Fight Against Gossip, ...
In her new book, Still Standing, Carrie gives readers the inside story, and the clear message that conservative women are here to stay.
Carrie Prejean, 2009
The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class
This book presents the Precariat an emerging class, comprising the rapidly growing number of people facing lives of insecurity, moving in and out of jobs that give little meaning to their lives.
Guy Standing, 2011
Last Man Standing: The Tragedy and Triumph of Geronimo Pratt
Describes the twenty-seven-year battle to vindicate Elmer Gerard "Geronimo" Pratt, a Vietnam veteran and Black Panther Party leader convicted in a trumped-up case of murder, in an intriguing study of government conspiracy and judicial abuse ...
Jack Olsen, 2001
Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and ...
Chip Walter draws on new scientific discoveries to tell the fascinating tale of how our survival was linked to our ancestors being born more prematurely than others, having uniquely long and rich childhoods, evolving a new kind of mind that ...
Chip Walter, 2013
All Standing: The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, ...
All Standing The Remarkable Story of the Jeanie Johnston, the Legendary Irish Famine Ship recounts the journeys of this famous ship, her heroic crew, and the immigrants who were ferried between Ireland and North America.
Kathryn Miles, 2013
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STANDING»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term standing is used in the context of the following news items.
Caitlyn Jenner gets standing ovation at Culture...
According to The Sun newspaper, he told the audience: "I expected a standing ovation for her and I wasn't disappointed ... We need to celebrate the kinds of ... «Mississauga, Jul 15»
Celtic to introduce safe standing
Celtic have been granted permission to introduce a safe standing area and could become the first top-flight club in Scotland to do so. The rail seating area will ... «BBC Sport, Jun 15»
Health Experts Reveal How Much Standing At Work You Should …
By now, the advice from health experts is clear: we should all sit less. That's different from their advice to exercise more, because recent research shows that ... «TIME, Jun 15»
Want Kids To Pay Attention In Class? Give Them Standing Desks
Standing desks – also known as stand-biased desks – are raised desks that have stools nearby, enabling students to sit or stand during class at their discretion. «Texas A&M University, Apr 15»
Robin Williams the posthumous star of '3 Still Standing'
FILE - This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows actor Robin Williams in Los Angeles. Williams and Durst are highlighted in "3 Still Standing," a new documentary ... «Yahoo News UK, Apr 15»
Office workers 'too sedentary'
Gavin Bradley, from Get Britain Standing, told the BBC News website: "We're all victims of our environment, we've taken a lot of activity out of the workplace and ... «BBC News, Mar 15»
NBC Sets Summer Premiere Dates for Hollywood Game Night …
Also returning to the network this summer is Last Comic Standing, which premieres Wednesday, July 22 at 9/8c before moving to its regular 10/9c time slot the ... «TV Guide, Mar 15»
German court rules that men can urinate while standing
A court in Germany has ruled in favour of a man's right to urinate while standing up after his landlord demanded money for damage to the bathroom floor. «BBC News, Jan 15»
First Look: Home Improvement's Tim Allen and Patricia Richardson …
Allen said he wanted to wait until the Last Man Standing writers came up with the right role before inviting Richardson to set. "They all said, 'How would you feel ... «TV Guide, Dec 14»
IndyCar eliminates standing starts in 2015
The Verizon IndyCar Series has ceased its experiment with standing starts, but series president of competition and operations Derrick Walker hasn't ruled out ... «USA TODAY, Dec 14»
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