take a stand on

take a stand on (something)

To hold, assume, or express a very strong or adamant position on some issue. It's time for Congress to finally take a stand on this issue! My father was always so wishy-washy, never taking a stand on anything important to him.
See also: on, stand, take
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take a (firm) stand on something

to express and maintain a strong opinion of something. I hope you take a firm stand on the need for more office security. Yes, I will take a stand on it.
See also: on, stand, take
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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