I can’t stand it!

Don't Stand the Step

X Please don’t stand the step

Tim says:

This sign seems to mean 「段を我慢しないでください」. That’s because “stand” in the meaning of 「立つ」should be followed by “on” when an object (目的語)follows it. Without “on”, “stand” means 「我慢する」.

O Please don’t stand on the step


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