stand behind

phrasal verb

stood behind; standing behind; stands behind
: to support (someone or something)
I'll stand behind you no matter what you decide to do.
I'll stand behind your decision 100 percent.

Examples of stand behind in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Crudup stood behind her and excitedly waved his finger in the air as the elevator doors closed. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 10 June 2024 But despite some of the negative reactions, the original voice of Simba is standing behind North and her performance. Sara Vallone, Miami Herald, 28 May 2024 Sheinbaum has also stood behind López Obrador’s scheme to staff institutions such as the National Human Rights Commission and the Energy Regulation Commission with loyalists who lack technical or professional expertise. Denise Dresser, Foreign Affairs, 17 May 2024 At the forum, the candidates stood behind lecterns and answered questions from panelists inside a FOX45 studio that was otherwise quiet because there was no studio audience, only some campaign officials and VIPs. Jeff Barker, Baltimore Sun, 21 Apr. 2024 But this morning, the Republican Party falling in line, standing behind the former president. ABC News, 2 June 2024 Someone stands behind the choking person and wraps their arms around the person's waist. Amanda Gardner, Health, 1 June 2024 The first photo sees Strong, 44, crouching beside Daniels, while Fishel, 43, and Friedle, 47, stand behind their former onscreen teacher and his real-life wife, Bonnie Bartlett Daniels, who also appeared on Boy Meets World as Feeny’s love interest. Wesley Stenzel,, 1 June 2024 France was among multiple European allies standing behind the ICC. John Bacon, USA TODAY, 21 May 2024

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“Stand behind.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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