Usually uttered by a very pissed
off NCO when informed of something unsat(isfactory). A lengthened version of STAND BY, meaning to await
further instructions, in this phrase, that person
told to stand by better be trembling in their
boots, have their
shit squared away, locked and cocked and waiting for an asschewing.
"You better make
sure that head
(bathroom) is clean and the Gunny likes it or you can Stand the fuck by on getting out of here this
"STAND THE FUCK BY, DID YOU JUST TELL
ME NO, RECRUIT!!!???"