HyperDic: remain_firm

English > 1 sense of the expression remain firm:
VERBstativeremain firm, standhold one's ground
English > remain firm: 1 sense > verb 1, stative
Meaninghold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Broaderresist, hold out, withstand, stand firmstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something
Oppositeyield, relent, softengive in, as to influence or pressure
Similar toresist, stand, fendwithstand the force of something
Spanishaguantar, permanecer

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