Example sentences for: stand-up

How can you use “stand-up” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The NYT effort credits Ehrlichman with a bit more of a stand-up attitude than that, quoting him saying in 1977 that he ran into trouble because "I abdicated my moral judgments."

  • Its single accomplishment--if it can be called such--is that it legitimized the stand-up comedian as sitcom star: from Roseanne to Seinfeld to Ellen .

  • He's James Marshall, a Vietnam War hero and a stand-up guy.

  • But these are natural conversations, and it evidently takes so little to make people laugh--an apt metaphor seems to send them into paroxysms of laughter--that one need no longer wonder at the success of stand-up comedians who rarely say anything funny but focus on reminding their audiences of truisms.

  • If you would like to see stand-up comedy, Boom Chicago in Leidseplein, holds stand-up comedy performances in English.

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