Grammar Patterns

V at n

I.1 The 'stand' group

These verbs are used to indicate the size, level, or weight of something. They are all link verbs (see Chapter 5).
The cost of the entire programme now stands at more than four thousand million dollars.
The average rise works out at 6.5 per cent.
  • run
  • stand
  • average out
  • clock in
  • weigh in
  • work out
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