Spanish translation of 'stand by'
intransitive verb + adverb
- (= do nothing)
- (= be ready)
estar preparado or listo
⇒ stand by for further news
seguirán más noticias
⇒ stand by for take-off!
¡listos para despegar!
⇒ the Navy is standing by to help
unidades de la Flota están listas para prestar ayuda
intransitive verb + preposition
apoyar or respaldar a
⇒ we stand by what we said
nos atenemos a lo dicho
⇒ the Minister stood by his decision
el Ministro mantuvo su decisión
Example Sentences Including 'stand by'
Cherry emerged from the back of Claudette and went over to stand by Smokes, putting her arm around his waist.Desperadoes
As a decent Englishman I cannot stand by and allow such an atrocity to proceed unchallenged.Anti-Ice
Me they let go, with a warning to stand by to be recalled for the inquest.Fools Gold
Translation of stand by from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary