stand on ceremony

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Definition of stand on ceremony

: to insist on doing the things that are usual or expected in polite or formal behavior usually used in negative statementsHe doesn't stand on ceremony, he gets the job done.

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“Stand on ceremony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20on%20ceremony. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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