Sentence examples of "standing" in English

These two are standing abreast. Ces deux-là se tiennent côte à côte.
They enjoy the highest standing. Elles jouissent d'un immense prestige.
He is standing on the hill. Il se tient sur la colline.
Someone is standing behind the wall. Quelqu'un se tient derrière la cloison.
He was standing at the door. Il se tenait à la porte.
He is standing on the stage. Il se tient sur la scène.
A team of paramedics is standing by. Une équipe paramédicale se tient prête.
A bunch of people were standing outside waiting. Un groupe de gens se tenaient à l'extérieur, à attendre.
I saw the person I expected standing there. Je vis la personne que j'attendais se tenir là.
Look at that building standing on the hill. Regarde ce bâtiment se tenant sur la colline.
He was standing there with a vacant look. Il se tenait là, vide d'expression.
They were standing still with their eyes wide open. Ils restaient là avec les yeux grand ouvert.
He was standing at the top of the mountain. Il se tenait au sommet de la montagne.
His income bears no proportion to his social standing. Son revenu ne correspond pas du tout à son statut social.
Opening the door, I found a stranger standing there. En ouvrant la porte, j'ai trouvé un inconnu qui se tenait là.
Never choose a vocation just because it promises social standing. N'élisez jamais une profession juste parce qu'elle promet un statut social.
A truck was standing in the middle of the road. Un poids-lourd se tenait au milieu de la chaussée.
We saw an old hut standing at the margin of the forest. Nous vîmes une vieille cabane en bordure de forêt.
You left me standing alone here on this road a long, long time ago. Tu m'as fait attendre tout seul ici dans cette rue il y a très longtemps.
I open the door and I see two boys standing next to each other. J'ouvre la porte et je vois deux garçons qui se tiennent côte à côte.
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