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Idioms and Phrases with know where one stands

know where one stands

1

Be aware of one's position relative to others, or how one is regarded by others, as in I'd love to know where I stand with the new board.

2

Be aware of one's own opinion or feelings about something, as in He knows where he stands on the issue of public housing.

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