HyperDic: take_a_firm_stand

English > 1 sense of the expression take a firm stand:
VERBcommunicationtake a firm stand, insistbe emphatic or resolute and refuse / refuse to budge
English > take a firm stand: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningBe emphatic or resolute and refuse / refuse to budge.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s on something
Synonyminsist
Narrowerassert, asseverate, maintainstate categorically
stand pat, stand firm, hold firm, stand fastrefuse / refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief
Spanishinsistir
Catalaninsistir

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