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Over 50 Simple Sentences With the Word ‘Standing’


Standing — US. [ˈstændɪŋ], UK. [ˈstændɪŋ]

Main meanings:

  1. The act of being in an upright position on one’s feet.
  2. A person’s reputation or status within a community or organization.
  3. The duration for which something or someone remains valid, effective, or operational.


10 simple sentences:

  • He’s standing near the door.
  • Lillian enjoys standing in the rain.
  • They were all standing quietly.
  • The standing ovation lasted for minutes.
  • We saw a standing bear in the forest.
  • They’re standing in line for the phone.
  • Keep standing until I say sit.
  • I’m standing right behind you.
  • She’s standing beside her sister.
  • Bryan’s not standing here.


The sentences from movies:

I’m standing right there. – The Irishman (2019)

Standing next to my window. – The Sixth Sense (1999)

You’re standing on my feet. – Cinderella (2015)

Everybody’s standing around watching. – Boogie Nights (1997)

This is Red Leader standing by. – Rogue One (2016)

Anybody can take a photo standing still. – Yes Man (2008)

Tom was standing by. – Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

I wish I was standing on a carpet. – The Kid (2000)

Look at him standing up! – American Hustle (2013)

Shuttle is standing by, Captain. – Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

You’re standing on my throat. – Rio (2011)

Standing guard over the old castle, are you? – The Graduate (1967)

You’re standing even straighter too. – Love Again (2023)

Guys, I’m standing right here. – The Hangover (2009)

Hey, Buddy, I didn’t see you standing there. – Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

I’m standing there. – Argylle (2024)

Hey, Freddy, why are we standing?The Godfather Part II (1974)

I’m standing here! – Rocky (1976)

The flowers are still standing!Ghostbusters (1984)

He’s standing right behind you, isn’t he? – Deadpool 2 (2018)

What are you standing there gawking for? – His Girl Friday (1940)

I’m standing by for follow on tac team. – Suicide Squad (2016)

You need to start standing up for yourself. – The Spectacular Now (2013)

Been standing up there for 600 million years. – Crocodile Dundee (1986)

There was someone standing outside here watching. – Saw (2004)

Standing out in the open. – Monsters University (2013)

Standing on a boat. – Moana (2016)

Why are you standing there like a freak? – Palm Springs (2020)

The fans are standing.Rocky Balboa (2006)

I’ll fight you standing on one foot! – The Wizard of Oz (1939)

I’ve been standing here forever. – Missing (2023)

The Marines are standing by with fire hoses. – Gremlins (1984)

I’m standing here, staring at my plane. – Extraction 2 (2023)

Oh, April standing by her man! – Lassie (1994)

What are you standing around here for? – Superman (1978)

There might still be one left standing.Blast from the Past (1999)

Why are you just standing there? – Life Is Beautiful (1997)

Right where I’m standing.Police Academy (1984)

Why am I always just standing there? – Dream Scenario (2023)

I’m gonna be standing next to you. – Se7en (1995)

She left me standing there without an answer. – Alice In Wonderland (2010)

No way I’m standing in line for it. – Terminator Genisys (2015)

I’m standing you down from all operations indefinitely. – Spectre (2015)

I’m standing up. – You Hurt My Feelings (2023)

I’m standing on it. – Goldfinger (1964)

How is that man standing up? – Queen Bees (2021)

Are they standing for me? – Citizen Kane (1941)

You was just standing there. – Aladdin (2019)

Daddy is standing by for emergencies, over. – Parasite (2019)

I think Brand was standing in it. – The Goonies (1985)

I finally got my standing back tuck. – Lisa Frankenstein (2024)

All set and standing by! – Sing (2016)

This gentleman has been standing alone against us. – 12 Angry Men (1957)

I like standing next to you, Sean. – The Social Network (2010)

I wish I was standing for it. – Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

I’m just standing here. – Casino (1995)