Grammar Patterns

V in favour of n

The 'stand down' group

These verbs indicate that someone resigns. The prepositional phrase indicates who they expect to take their place.
Candidates are free to stand down in favour of another who is better placed.
  • resign
  • stand down
  • step down
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