One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be clearly better than or noticeably different from ordinary people or things.‘to be successful we need to stand out from the crowd’
- ‘We don't like to stand out from the crowd so we're not very good at promoting ourselves.’
- ‘A game needs something special to stand out from the crowd.’
- ‘Only self-discipline, perseverance, and the willingness to work hard can make a person stand out from the crowd and achieve remarkable results.’
- ‘These women have overcome many obstacles to make their business stand out from the crowd.’
- ‘The movie is competently constructed and decently acted but it doesn't do much different to make it stand out from the crowd.’
- ‘The vocals are delivered in thick accents, making the band stand out from the crowd.’
- ‘I want to see a band that has the talent to play their instruments and a singer with a unique voice that stands out from the crowd.’
- ‘The actress certainly stood out from the crowd as she arrived in a silver belted jacket.’
- ‘People want their wedding to stand out from the crowd.’
- ‘A letter itself is not always sufficient—particularly if you want to stand out from the crowd and make your voice heard.’
- ‘Our willingness to be different and stand out from the crowd works to our good.’
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