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Phrasal Verbs: Stand

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
Don’t let the boss see you standing around doing nothing.
B
Don’t let the boss see you standing on doing nothing.
Question 1 Explanation: 
Stand around means to spend time in a place waiting or doing nothing.
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
They quickly stood aside to let me pass.
B
They quickly stood behind to let me pass.
Question 2 Explanation: 
Stand aside means to leave a position.
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The children were told to stand well back from the fire.
B
The children were told to stand well at from the fire.
Question 3 Explanation: 
Stand back means to keep a distance from something
Question 4
the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
A boat will be standing by in case of emergency.
B
A boat will be standing on in case of emergency.
Question 4 Explanation: 
Stand by means to support someone.
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