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standa v ( stendur; st, stu, stai )

1. (vera upprttur) stand, be standing
2. (vera stasettur) be situated
3. (vera skrsettur) be written
4. (vara) last, continue, go on
~ sig vel/illa
do well/badly
~ sig
do well, hold one's own
6. impers
mr stendur tti af honum
I am afraid of him
mr stendur sama
I do not care, it's all the same to me
honum stendur
he has an erection
7. refl resist, repel
~st freistingu
resist temptation
~st hlaup
withstand an attack, repel an attack
~st prf
pass an exam
etta stenst ekki
this cannot be true, this doesn't hold water
~st e-m snning
be a match for sby
8. phrases
~ rtugu
be thirty years old
a stendur r
you are making us wait, you're holding us up
hverju stendur?
what are we waiting for?, what's holding you up?
a stendur vel/illa fyrir mr
this suits me well/badly
~ eigin ftum
be independent, stand on one's own two feet
~ rtti snum
stand on one's rights
~ ndinni
be out of breath
~ a e-u
be behind sth
~ e-n a verki
catch sby redhanded
~ vel/illa a vgi
be in a good/bad position
~ straum af e-u
pay the cost of sth
~ af sr skr
wait for a shower to stop
vindur stendur af hafi
there is an onshore wind, the wind is blowing from the sea
~ vel af sr
be favorable/(UK) favourable
~ fram undan e-u
stick out from underneath sth
lta hendur ~ fram r ermum
roll up one's sleeves and go at it
~ fyrir e-u
be responsible for sth, be in charge of sth
~ e-m fyrir rifum
be a millstone round sby's neck
~ fyrir dyrum
be imminent, be coming up
~ gegn e-u
be opposed to sth
etta stendur heima
this is correct
~ hj
be passive
~ e-u
be busy with sth
~ e-m
put up a good fight against sby
maturinn st honum
the food stuck in his throat
~ strngu
have problems, have difficulties to deal with
~ bjrtu bli
be in flames
~ skilum
pay on time, hand sth in on time
~ me e-m
stand by sby, be on sby's side
~ me blma
etta stendur r nrri
it is your business, that's your affair
~ saman
stand together
e- stendur til
sth is brewing
hva stendur til?
what's cooking?
a stendur til a rfa hsi
the house is going to be torn down
betur en efni stu til
better than could be expected
e- stendur til bta
sth is going to be improved
a st til
that was the plan
~ undir kostnai
foot the bill
~ upp
rise to one's feet, stand up
~ uppi hrinu e-m
stand up to sby
~ uppi sem sigurvegari
emerge the victor
~ t
stick out
~ vi
stay, stop
~ vi lofor
keep a promise
~ vi samning
honor/(UK) honour a contract
~ yfir e-m
guard sby, keep watch over sby

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