* to stand

Dutch Netherlands

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(v.) This refers to how something (clothing, haircut, etc) looks on you. Something "standing" means it looks good on you, but it can also be used in combination with an adjective to indicate how something looks on you by saying "it stands you ..." (good, bad, fantastic, professional, hip, etc.)

"Staat dit of staat dit niet?" "Ik vind het je heel leuk staan." "Ja, staat je heel sjiek."

"Does this stand or does this not stand?" "I think it stands you well." "Yes, stands you very chique!"

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