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I'd like to know the difference between "be" and "stand" 1. I'm ready! 2. I stand ready! I think both of them convey the same meaning wherever. Could there be any difference between the two sentences in meaning? Please help me! Thanks!^^
Jul 2, 2015 12:11 PM
Answers · 1
they both mean the same thing, but I've never heard any of my friends say "I stand ready" instead of "I'm ready." I stand ready sounds like someone is in the military or about to go on a mission or something.
July 3, 2015
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