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to take a stand

Submitted by jim78 on Thu, 29/01/2015 - 23:24

Idiomatic translations of "to take a stand"

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 show one's true colo(u)rs
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to nail one's colo(u)rs to the mast
English
Stand one's ground
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English #1, #2, #3, Italian, Spanish
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 "to take a stand"

English

When you take a stand you are not giving into outside forces, pressures, or coercion. You are maintaining your current beliefs, actions, or intentions. You will not give up or surrender.

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"to take a stand" in lyrics

Eminem - Not Afraid

[Chorus:]
I'm not afraid (I'm not afraid)
To take a stand (to take a stand)
Everybody (everybody)

Juice Newton - Angel of the Morning

There'll be no strings to bind your hands
Not if my love can't bind your heart.
And there's no need to take a stand
For it was I who chose to start.

J Rice - Love The Way You Lie

That's all right
Because I like the way it hurts
Just gonna stand there and hear me cry (I'm not afraid to take a stand)
That's all right because I love the way you lie (Everybody come take my hand)

Within Temptation - Paradise (What About Us?)

You and us, or I and them
There come's a time to take a stand
The wheel is watching all, it keeps on burning

John Mayer - Neon

I can't be her angel now
You know it's not my place to hold her down
And it's hard for me to take a stand
When I would take her anyway I can

Hamilton (musical) - Stay Alive

[HAMILTON]
We cut supply lines, we steal contraband
We pick and choose our battles and places to take a stand
And ev’ry day

Joseph Attieh - go

there is no need
that you be upset or to take a stand of me
you have done me wrong

Bee Gees - Cryin' Every Day

To know that love was just a lie
I ran away to think it over
But it's over and I try to take a stand on what is real
Someone has shown me how to feel

NerdOut - Wonder Woman Song - What I Believe In

(I know)
The protector of the land
I was born to take a stand
Yeah I chose my path

Boyzone - Love me for a reason

Isn't what you're asking
I'll have to pass, girl
I'm proud to take a stand

Tcvvx - Days

But I can't find the words
Tell me where we go from here
Trying to take a stand
That just don't seem fine by you

Meghan Trainor - Woman Up

(Raise your hand)
If you don't need a man
(Time to take a stand, mhm)
Woman up, woman up

Within Temptation - Mother Maiden (Short Film)

It’s certainly a lonely life, but a fulfilling one at best.
It’s my cross to bear and I bear it gladly.
Someone has to take a stand against evil, why should it not be me?

Buffy Sainte-Marie - You Got To Run (Spirit Of The Wind)

Whether you're woman or whether you're man
Sometimes you got to take a stand
Just because you think you can

Bon Jovi - Because We Can

I am a rock not just another grain of sand
I wanna be the one you run to when you need a shoulder
I ain't a soldier but I'm here to take a stand

Bon Jovi - Have A Nice Day

We're living in the broken home of hopes and dreams
Let me be the first to shake a helping hand
Anybody brave enough to take a stand
I knocked on every door down every dead end street

Rea Garvey - Oh My Love

I heard your words as the call came through from that house of cards that I share with you

And I believe we both decide to take a stand or run and hide
And if you disagree, then I'm the fool

Anthony Neely - Sorry that I loved you

So your love love love love love would be mine
For sending you flowers and holding your hand
That no one was there to take a stand
But then love love love made us blind

Josef Salvat - Open Season

We thought we knew what it all looked like
We were looking out on the greatest view
We were raised to take a stand
We were raised to keep an open mind

Lucian Piane - Shade: The Rusical

[All]
Time to take a stand and come together
[Good Penny/Courtney Act]