1.
to put there, to put down
(A generic word for putting something somewhere, if you don't specify the location. Also works for putting something upright that has been lying.)
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Opposite: hochheben
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2.
to stand up, to stand somewhere
("sich+Acc hinstellen" - NOT for standing up in the morning. Think for instance standing up after sitting for 4 hours.)
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3.
to make out to be, to pass of as
("jemanden, etwas als etwas hinstellen" - in the sense of "presenting" something or someone to an audience. Usually with an implication of misrepresentation.)
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Root: *sta-
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