stand over


1. support or approve something, watch someone closely while they are doing something






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stand over your work/a new employee

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 usually to make sure they are doing it correctly, can be figurative or literal

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  1. You can't back out of your commitment now. You should stand over your word!

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  1. I hate my manager standing over me while I'm working! It always makes me feel nervous.
  2. If you can't stand over your own work, then how can you expect to convince anyone else of its merits? 
  3. Mike agreed to stand over the new employee on her first day to help show her the ropes.

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