缩写自 stand-up comedy,单口相声，独角喜剧。如在美国从事单口相声表演的中国人黄西。
- stand-up (adj.)
- 1811, "courageous," originally of fist fights, denoting a manful contest without fake falls, from the verbal phrase (early 12c. in sense "rise to one's feet"), from stand (v.) + up (adv.). To stand up "hold oneself against an opponent" is from c. 1600; as stand up to in the same sense from 1620s. To stand up for "defend the cause of" is from c. 1600. To stand (someone) up "fail to keep an appointment" is attested from 1902. Stand-up comic first attested 1966. Catch-phrase will the real _______ please stand up? is from the popular CBS game show "To Tell the Truth," which debuted in 1956.
- 1. You have to know where to stand for a good viewpoint.
- 2. He ran a newspaper stand outside the American Express office.
- 3. The handles stand proud of the doors of the car.
- 4. The teapot came with a stand to catch the drips.
- 5. She is to stand as a Member of the European Parliament.
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