cannot/can't stand


: to hate
I can't stand him.

Examples of cannot/can't stand in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Buy Now 11 of 12 The 'Windy City' series by Liz Tomforde In the first book of the series, Mile High, Evan Zanders is an NFL player in Chicago who seriously can't stand Stevie, a career flight attendant who gets a new gig working aboard the team's private plane. Lizz Schumer, Peoplemag, 3 May 2024 This cannot stand, and people deserve to be confronted with the horrors our nation funds and supports., 23 Apr. 2024 And that is why the war will end because Ukraine cannot stand on its own feet. CBS News, 21 Apr. 2024 Apple has a longstanding policy that its directors cannot stand for reelection after reaching the age of 75. Wire Service, The Mercury News, 11 Jan. 2024 Republicans cannot stand on the sidelines and allow this to happen. Compiled By Democrat-Gazette Staff From Wire Reports,, 25 Feb. 2024 Houthi attacks ‘cannot stand’ Phil Helsel U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak urged Houthi rebels to cease their aggression. NBC News, 12 Jan. 2024 The Chinese Communist Party cannot stand a weak, ineffective leader — such as Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s previous chief executive. Doug Bandow, National Review, 10 Feb. 2024 When Goodwill attempted to move into a former Aldi nearby at 16175 W. 135th St. in 2020, the city said no, citing a code that says thrift stores cannot stand within a mile of each other, or within 200 feet of a residence. Jenna Thompson, Kansas City Star, 6 Feb. 2024

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“Cannot/can't stand.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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