|I stand in front and I stand firm||præsto et persto|
|(+ abl.) in front of, before, on behalf of, for||pro|
|(At a barbeque) Ever noticed how wherever you stand, the smoke goes right into your face?||Animadvertistine, ubicumque stes, fumum recta in faciem ferri?|
|(fig.) haste is next door to panic, delay is nearer to firm courage (Tacitus)||velocitas juxta formidinem, cunctatio propior constantiæ est|
|(prep. + acc.) before, in front of, before, previously||ante|
|A firm resolve does not know how to weaken||Res firma mitescere nescit|
|a man upright and firm of purpose (Horace)||justum et tenacem propositi virum|
|A precipice in front, wolves behind (Between a rock and a hard place)||A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi|
|after eating, you should either stand or walk a mile (variation of Schola Salern)||post epulas stabis vel passus mille meabis|
|all things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong of a sudden falls and sinks in ruins (Ovid)||omnia sunt hominum tenui pendentia filo; et subito casu, quæ valuere, ruunt|
|anyone may take life from man, but no one death; a thousand gates stand open to it (Seneca)||eripere vitam nemo non homini potest; at nemo mortem; mille ad hanc aditus patent|
|Athanasius against the world (a reference to the stand made by St. Athanasius against heresy in the early fourth century CE)||Athanasius contra mundum|
|be firm or mild as the occasion may require (Cato)||constans et lenis, ut res expostulet, esto|
|before, in front||prae pre|
|before, in front of||ante (prep. + acc.)|
|before, in front of||prae|
|cause to stand||constituo|
|firm||firmus, destinatus, stabilis, pertinax, obstinatus|
|firm amid dangers||in dubis constans|
|firm, resolved, staunch||obstinatus|
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