stand or fall

idiom

used to say that the future or success of someone or something depends on another person or thing
We (will) stand or fall by their decision.
Our company will stand or fall on our ability to make better products than our competitors.

Examples of stand or fall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While that’s an intriguing nod to the increasingly global nature of the entertainment industry, this series has to stand or fall on its own. Brian Lowry, CNN, 27 Apr. 2023

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“Stand or fall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20or%20fall. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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