stand by

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  • The only question is will his family and friends stand by him?
  • Stand by them that stands by you, my poor man used to say. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 11, No. 63, January, 1863, by Various
  • While many of her fellow writers did stand by her, many did not.
  • When the war broke out he said he must stand by the old flag. Cited from A Little Traitor to the South, by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • This one stands by a post or door with his back to the other players. Cited from Games for Everybody, by May C. Hofmann
  • The church stands by the side of the railway some distance away from the houses. Cited from Somerset, by G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
  • My wife should stand by me, the party and its cause.
  • Each player may hold one letter as a stand by.
  • She tells him that she will stand by him as he did when she was fired.
  • This tower did not stand by itself; it was probably part of a larger building.
  • Will they still stand by each other and keep their friendship?
  • She was, he felt, one who would stand by her friends. Cited from The Gold Trail, by Harold Bindloss
  • The series does not have to be read in order, since each book stands by itself.
  • After losing both his parents, he would not stand by and watch his sister die.
  • "I call on all true men on board to stand by me." Cited from The South Sea Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Stand by, the captain is going to work her himself. Cited from Rattlin the Reefer, by Edward Howard
  • I will stand by my word, and let him keep who wins. Cited from The Hot Swamp, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • If he fought well they would stand by him to a man, as they had shown before. Cited from Nic Revel, by George Manville Fenn
  • I have stood by this statement and will stand by this as time goes on.
  • "Will you do the thing if she stands by you?" she asked her husband. Cited from The Guests Of Hercules, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
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