In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(represent)(symbol/initials) significarwhat does PS stand for? — ¿qué significa PS?
- CTI stands for … — CTI son las siglas de …
- our name stands for quality — nuestro nombre es sinónimo de calidad
- he has betrayed everything he once stood for — ha traicionado todo aquello con lo que se lo solía identificar
2(put up with)consentirtolerarI won't stand for it any longer! — ¡no lo pienso consentir / tolerar ni un minuto más!
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