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18:55 Jan 6, 2020
English to Dutch translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: stan
Definition from Merriam-Webster:
(v) To exhibit fandom to an extreme or excessive degree : to be an extremely devoted and enthusiastic fan of someone or something

Example sentence(s):
  • I know I don't know a lot about stanning, but I do know that I stan for the 21 Mango products below. What to Wear
  • Jimmy Kimmel gets it, you guys. Usually, I like to stand up on a soapbox and shout about the lack of diversity in late-night television, but I stan for my boy Kimmel. elite daily
  • "I stanned her, and then she stanned me while I didn't stan her and now we stan each other," he said, per a video captured by Daily Mail. E! News
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Summary of translations provided
4Ga, Gaan, Sta, Staan, Stalken
Machiel van Veen

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Ga, Gaan, Sta, Staan, Stalken

Definition from On the A side:
Ik weet dat ik niet veel weet over stalken, maar ik weet dat ik voor de 21 mangoproducten hieronder ga.

Example sentence(s):
  • Maar het lied van Eminem is niet het volledige verhaal over hoe "stan" een synoniem werd voor obsessieve superfan. However, the Eminem song isn’t the full story of how ‘stan’ became a term synonymous with obsessive superfan - On the A side  

De woorden "stanning" en "stan" worden als zelfstandig naamwoord gebruikt, dus "stalker" en "obsessieve fan", en als werkwoord, dus "stalken", "gaan", "staan", obsessief volgen".
Machiel van Veen
Local time: 03:36
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch
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