Do you know the English expression “to stand up to (someone)“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Dean: Ian tried to blame me for the mistake at work, but I stood up to him.
Sarah: Good! What did you say?
Dean: I told him it wasn’t me who made the mistake and if he tried to blame me again I would report him to the boss.
Does it mean:
a) defend yourself against someone
b) stand up in front of someone
c) get angry with someone
d) hit someone
The answer is below! ↓
Answer: a) defend yourself against someone