In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1espectador o pasajero de pie
- If the meeting is full, such people may also be standees.
- On the steps of the Baseball Hall of Fame library before a huge crowd of over 10,000 standees in a large field in Cooperstown, New York, Ted Williams made history again on a July day in 1966.
- Every seat in our coach was taken just a few stops down the line. I have no doubt that there were standees at other parts of the train by the time the train got back to OTC.
- My coach was 100% occupied leaving Philadelphia, and had standees from Trenton to NYP!
- The Westbound trip is a FULL train, no standees, at least in my car, but it was a very full train.
- So each soccer field was likely to have only about 6,000 to 7,000 standees.
- Ann never left a choice place at the rail during intermission from a conviction that another standee would take possession by the time she returned.
- We just departed New York 5 minutes late with every seat filled and a few standees.
- ‘I've been waiting for at least 15 minutes,’ said one standee, who quickly added that she had two children.
- Although this train was full, there were no standees in my car that I could see.
- They casually cut through the line to the surprise of the many standees.
- The train stayed full with people getting off and on all the way although I didn't see standees.
- The front row of standees pretty much blocks the view of the rest of the orchestra seats from my shoulders down.
- There is no doubt however, that they were designed predominantly for standees.
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