stand in for

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stand in for (third-person singular simple present stands in for, present participle standing in for, simple past and past participle stood in for)

  1. (idiomatic, transitive) To replace; to act as a double or substitute for.
    I asked my colleague to stand in for me so I could take the day off.

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