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Stand one's ground

Submitted by agrin on Mon, 21/10/2013 - 15:47

Idiomatic translations of "Stand one's ground"

Croatian
Zauzeti stav!
Dutch
Kleur bekennen
English
Won't back down
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I'm set in my ways
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Never flag or fail
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stick to one’s guns
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to take a stand
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to show one's true colo(u)rs
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to nail one's colo(u)rs to the mast
French
Rester sur ses positions / Tenir bon
French
Je ne changerai pas d'avis
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German
Farbe bekennen
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German
auf seinem Standpunkt beharren
German
Ich bleibe bei meiner Meinung
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Hungarian
Állja a sarat
Persian
موضع گرفتن
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Serbian
pokazati pravo lice
Turkish
rengini belli etmek
Turkish
ayak diremek

Meanings of "Stand one's ground"

English

Stay and Fight instead of running way, defend a belief or statement

Explained by agrinagrin on Mon, 21/10/2013 - 15:47
Explained by agrinagrin
English

Also heard is "Stand your ground!" It means to defend your position, your point of view whether that is figuratively or literally. "It was a tough debate, but she stood her ground." "I just got orders from the general staff to hold our ground at all costs (no matter what)."

Explained by Ww WwWw Ww on Thu, 28/07/2016 - 03:50
Explained by Ww WwWw Ww
English

To defend your current position, beliefs, actions to the limit. In the literal sense to defend your defensive fighting position until the end. Never retreating, never swaying in conviction. This is an imperative command in the military.

Explained by Ww WwWw Ww on Sat, 12/11/2016 - 23:18
Explained by Ww WwWw Ww
Italian

non esitare; tenere il punto; mantenere la propria posizione

Explained by ϕιλομαθήςϕιλομαθής on Thu, 30/08/2018 - 14:29
Explained by ϕιλομαθήςϕιλομαθής
Spanish

mantenerse firme

Explained by ϕιλομαθήςϕιλομαθής on Tue, 28/08/2018 - 14:15
Explained by ϕιλομαθήςϕιλομαθής

"Stand one's ground" in lyrics

R.K.M & Ken-Y - de la calle soy

lives are lost and many of them are innocent people
in this world where the rich live and no one listens to the poor
one learns on the streets how to stand one's ground
little neighbor of mine, that really gentle kid