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stood up to

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past tense of stand up to

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to oppose (something hostile or dangerous) with firmness or courage
  • He found peace after standing up to his greatest fears.

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“Stood up to.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stood%20up%20to. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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