Stand up and get me some RITZ crackers, you lazy sod.
OK. it looks like a pot. With a lid. Everybody says that. But it means "stand up," so deal.
Here is a way to make this marginally acceptable:
Two worms stand up from the ground, holding the beret aloft.
|( を ) た＊つ||
I stand up
|( が ) た＊てる||
Something stands up; something is set up.
sometimes translated as 'independence'、自立 is more an attitude of self-reliance. A kid who gets a job, moves out of her parents' house, who does things for herself.
to be useful, to work like it's supposed to (used about things, not humans)
prefectural (hospital, capital, etc.)