Definition of 'on standby'
Example sentences containing 'on standby'
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`There are three gunships on standby at the company airfield in San Salvador. THE DEVIL'S DOOR (2002)Call Sarah when you're through here, I'll tell her to have a car on standby. ALASTAIR MCLEAN'S 'NIGHT WATCH' (2002)You knew I was on standby over Christmas," Whitlock said defensively, pulling on his jacket. CODE BREAKER (2002)
Trends of 'on standby'
Used Rarely. on standby is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of on standby from the Collins English Dictionary
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