To put one's foot down

Also found in: Idioms.
Related to To put one's foot down: put one foot in front of the other
to take a resolute stand; to be determined.
- Eccl. v. 1.

See also: Foot

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Sometimes, one just has to put one's foot down to get things done.
On the ways to control Facebook use, Aziz said that as a parent one has no choice but to put one's foot down as far as time limitations on its use are concerned.

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