stand corrected

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stand corrected (third-person singular simple present stands corrected, present participle standing corrected, simple past and past participle stood corrected)

  1. (idiomatic) To acknowledge someone who corrects something that one says or writes that was not correct.
    Synonyms: mea culpa, my bad
    Antonym: I rest my case
    The Battle of Hastings was fought in 1055.
    No it wasn't! Look in the textbook!
    Oh, sorry. I stand corrected - it was fought in 1066.

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