Definition of 'standing'
Example sentences containing 'standing'
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Jump your feet back in and then jump back to standing. The Sun (2014)The top four teams in the standings have home advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His improved standing in the polls has sparked speculation that he might call an early election. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Those still standing are wondering who will be next. The Sun (2012)This one is surely the first to have ripped to shreds his own reputation and standing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She emphasises the literacy of the rebel leaders and their relatively high social standing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was no change in the overall standings. The Sun (2010)Britain has seen too many companies with an international standing sold too cheaply. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Who would be the last man standing? Times, Sunday Times (2008)We both struggled to hold back the tears on stage as he received a prolonged standing ovation. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)The lively creature is hysterical as she experiences standing on grass for the first time. The Sun (2014)They fight for the person standing next to them. The Sun (2010)Spurs are the team standing in their way. The Sun (2015)Then step back down and back to original standing position. The Sun (2015)The transformation came partly through an impressive new stand but also through communal determination to restore the standing of the race. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My personal financial standing should not have any bearing on my business account, which is exemplary. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The team does not deserve it's current low standing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She admits that standing in the party 's primary contest would upset many members. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You have to take 100 knocks and stay standing. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But it has changed into a huge embarrassment for English football and its standing abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The intention was to improve the country 's international standing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But from a standing jump, people do beat you. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)You already know his financial standing, so check out what he looks like when he turns up. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I know better than most that some of the deepest sorrows of life visit us unannounced, with no respect for our standing in life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'standing'
Very Common. standing is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'standing'
British English: standing NOUN
Someone's standing is their reputation or status.
...an artist of international standing.
British English: standing ADJECTIVE
You use standing to describe something which is permanently in existence.
They have a relatively small standing army, and its strength is based on its reserves.
Definition of standing from the Collins English Dictionary
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