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English verb: stand in

1. stand in (possession) be a substitute


SamplesThe young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague.
The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet.


Synonymsfill in, sub, substitute


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)change, exchange, interchange









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