Do you know the English expression “to stand down“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?
Jane: How was the annual meeting of your company?
Paula: We all had a shock. The president announced that he was standing down after twenty years at the top.
Does it mean:
a) sit down
b) be fired from a position
c) stand in a lower position than other people
d) resign from a position
The answer is below!↓
Answer: d) resign from a position