1. to stand something up
- sanapim bogen (stand up arch) to put up an arch
- Sanapim bokis ais long kona.
Stand the refrigerator in the corner.
2. to erect something
- Tokim ol long sanapim sikispela pos.
Tell them to erect six posts.
3. to run a candidate, to nominate a candidate
- Pangu i sanapim em long kamap long Palamen.
The Pangu party have nominated him to stand for Parliament.