I should have moved away, but I couldn't stand to leave the ranch.
He can't stand to sit around and do nothing.
I couldn't stand to love a child and lose it.
"It would stand to reason it's also forbidden for you to be here," Damian replied.
In one sense tt may be said to stand to theological literature in Scotland in something of the same position as that occupied by the Canon Mirificus with respect to the scientific literature, for it is the first published original work relating to theological interpretation, and is quite without a predecessor in its own field.