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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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I am proud of them because they did these things, and can be denounced for them, and know they can be denounced for them, and are STANDING FIRM FOR ALL THAT.
Long Standing Firm where principle wishes to retire.
There was little between the sides for most part on a rain drenched surface with chances few and far between, with Llanelli's well marshalled defence standing firm.
The primary objective of STANDING FIRM is to engage employers in addressing partner violence as a workplace and workforce issue and to serve as a resource to them for education, training and communication.
The Government was standing firm last night in defence of Britain's opt-out from Europe's maximum 48-hour working week.
Thank you also to you and your staff for standing firm, courageously, even at great cost, throughout this whole incident.
We commend these reporters for standing firm and standing up for First Amendment principles.
But by standing firm on his principles and demanding the respect he deserves--especially from family members--he has demonstrated exactly what every gay man and woman in society must be willing to do after they come out.
At BIBR's late July presstime, Sister-space and Books' cofounders Faye Williams and Cassandra Button were standing firm on what they called their battle ground of 1515 U Street, NW.
Democrats are standing firm on wanting a two-thirds threshold, which is currently required to raise taxes and pass a budget.
The court has made it clear that it is standing firm on the standard it set down," said David F.
John Magnier Standing firm Alex Ferguson Pushing hard
With SODEC standing firm behind the film, Telefilm eventual chipped in and filming began in winter 2000.
RUGBY UNION'S Second Division clubs are standing firm in the dispute over the question of automatic promotion to the Zurich Premiership.
But around a dozen are standing firm in what could become the first legal test of the new rules.
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