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stand firm

To remain determined, stalwart, and unyielding, as in one's position or opinion. Though it may be hard, we must stand firm in our pledge to environmental reform.
See also: firm, stand
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HyTemp Super ACMs are said to stand firm where competitive products are prone to swell from oils and fluids, in the battle against heat, cold and transmission fluid, according to the company.
The Ontario government and the province's forestry industry intends to stand firm against any negotiated settlement that does not guarantee free access by softwood lumber producers to the U.
When will our schools stand firm against antigay pressure and opt for programs and policies that serve all youth regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity?
The theme of this year's event is Stand Firm, and the show opens at 6pm tonight.
And Congress should stand firm against the renewed push for fast-track authority and the extension of NAFTA.
Alternatively, Kuwait's relatively stable government has made it possible for it to stand firm and to submit the same proposal for the border settlement over and over again.
Is the board involved with too many small issues because practicing CPAs are unwilling to stand firm in arguing accounting questions with their clients?
Self-confidence can help you stand firm, walk away, and resist doing something that you may regret later.
If SFL clubs stand firm, as they vowed yesterday, there will be no mention of it at Monday's SPL agm as it would be seen as a slap in the face.
5% rate is an issue the Government must stand firm on.
The UK will continue to stand firm in defence of the opt-out," he said.
Beris, who sells real estate for a living, understands the value of the property beneath the thrill rides, but is willing to stand firm.
Now the commission must stand firm against the next round of employer whingeing.
The House of Lords is expected to stand firm and vote to knock theNorth West off the list of regions where traditional polllingbooths will be scrapped on June 10.
Praise the Lord for those out there who stand firm in their beliefs and refuse to give in to dictatorial government.