Use of "se tenir debut"

Use of "se tenir debut"

Please could someone explain the use of "se tenir debut" to mean "stood" in the first example? 

Thanks

Asked 6 months ago
CécileKwiziq language super star

Hi Elaine,

The verb 'se tenir debout' , is 'to be standing', or 'to stand ( up)' so in the past tense it will be stood or was standing....

Use of "se tenir debut"

Please could someone explain the use of "se tenir debut" to mean "stood" in the first example? 

Thanks

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