Meanings

1.
to wait in line
(The verb alone is enough, so you do not need to specify "line" unless there are multiple and you want to know which one someone's in. The word for line is "Schlange" by the way - snake.)
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2.
to be on the agenda, to be up next
(For tasks or topics or projects. Sounds slightly formal. )
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Prefix Verbs Explained - "anstehen"

A fun look at the various meanings of "anstehen" and what waiting in line has to do with manners and letters on a board.


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Root: *sta-
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