verb (used without object)
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When artist Larry Lieber was desperately looking for work, a staffer dismissed him by saying “the only people Stan thinks about are himself and his family, and that doesn’t include you.”‘True Believer’ tries to capture Stan Lee. It isn’t easy.|Glen David Gold|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
Stan, at least, appears to have taken a cue from them when building his New Orleans Pelicans defense.The Bucks Built The NBA’s Best Defense. Now, Other Teams Are Copying It.|Jared Dubin|January 6, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Clooney's personal publicist, Stan Rosenfield, declined to comment.Hollywood vs. The Daily Mail: George Clooney and Angelina Jolie Take On The UK's Leanest, Meanest Gossip Machine|Lizzie Crocker, Lloyd Grove|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Arkansas, for instance, tabbed Stan Heath to replace Nolan Richardson in 2002.Black College Football Coaches Don’t Get Second Chances|Evin Demirel|January 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, published a video in which he said that Glover should be given a chance.Netflix and Marvel’s ‘Luke Cage’ and a Brief History of Black Superheroes|Chancellor Agard|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now, 13 years later, Stan's little brother Matthew is back to avenge his death.‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ Review: Eminem’s a Great Rapper With Nothing to Say|Rawiya Kameir|November 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So when Amador shows up dead, Stan has sort of boxed himself into a corner.‘The Americans’: Noah Emmerich on Playing Stan Beeman, ‘Jane Got a Gun,’ and More|Jason Lynch|May 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She done spread down a bed sheet, a sho nuff linen sheet, for us to stan' on, an' dey was a white pillow to kneel down on.
Well, dar stan's a Yankee, an' he axes Missus Mary fer de smokehouse key.
Stan's to reason,' says I, 'it's an old deserted house, an' he's goin' to git part of a night's rest there.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
I hadn't time to think, for I had passed t' point, and t' chap couldn't stan' no more.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
It's right ferninst where yer afther stan'in, up the stairs on the corner of Granefield Coort—over there, bedad.Duffels|Edward Eggleston