hew to

hew to something

to conform to a rule or principle. I wish you would hew to the rules a little better. Sarah refuses to hew to the company policies.
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hew to

v.
To conform to some law, set of beliefs, or course of action: I hope our children will hew to the traditions of our ancestors.
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His bouncing beats and whimsical themes are targeted toward kids but hew to a sensibility witty enough to keep adults tuned in.
We need to knew hew to write a government grant proposal and what grants would be available.
Pieces cover battles, of course, but also love and friendship--and hew to no particular political line on any of the topics.
In 1974, President Nixon signed a bill establishing the new EMS office in HEW to spread the gospel of "regional EMS systems" around the country.