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Stand corrected

DEFINITION

Admit one’s mistake. ‘Stand’ is used in the sense of one has been told  new information which makes their previous position (stand) change.

“I said hello the man with a priests collar by referring to  him as ‘father’ but he said he is not Catholic, so I said I stood corrected.”

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