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won't budge an inch

Will not move, change, or shift in any way at all. Once my brother gets his mind made up, he won't budge an inch, so don't bother trying to reason with him. I can't believe how tight this bolt is on here—it won't budge an inch!
See also: budge, inch

not budge an inch

To not move, change, or shift in any way at all. My brother doesn't budge an inch once he gets an idea in his head, so don't bother trying to reason with him. I can't believe how tight this bolt is on here—it won't budge an inch!
See also: budge, inch, not

not budge/give/move an ˈinch

refuse to change your position, decision, etc. even a little: We tried to negotiate a lower price but they wouldn’t budge an inch.
See also: budge, give, inch, move, not
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While the construction of the new 7300 main stand has consumed a significant amount of the club's finances Budge insists it will play a huge role in ensuring Hearts can go from strength to strength.
Brown's theories attributed all disease to either an excess or deficit of "excitability" and were popular throughout Europe in the first half of the nineteenth century, though they did not hold a monopoly on the medical terminology on which Budge draws: that of nerves, irritability, stimulation, and vitality.
As wedding cakes can never be decorated the day they're baked, Budge bakes one day, fills the next, and decorates the last.
Budge, who is a 20-year Cable and TV broadcast equipment industry veteran, most recently was with Blonder Tongue Laboratories where he held leadership positions in Sales, Marketing, Product Management and Systems Engineering.
Budge started out as an owner with Richard Perkins in the 1980s, but quickly expanded to the stage that AF Budge (Equine) Limited - in whose name the horses ran - had over 60 animals in training, largely split between Hannon and Jimmy FitzGerald at Malton.
Sure enough, the German opened up a 4-1 lead, but Budge fought back again to level the match.
Most of the juveniles are repeat offenders trained by adults to commit the crimes because minors receive minimal penalties, Budge said.
Our results clearly demonstrate the company's strong focus and solid market momentum within the public and financial sectors,' said Ms Budge.
We decided that it would be a present for the player we had most enjoyed watching, Don Budge.
His career encompassed furniture design, teaching at the Bauhaus and architectural practice, designing the Hellerhof estate for low income groups and the Budge Home in Frankfurt.
Budge, 50, who is known locally as "Old King Coal", is worth around pounds 30 million and the bulk of that has been amassed in the last 10 years.
Richard Budge ascribed the success of his company to enormously hard work on the part of all employees and a track record of proven profitability.
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