remain firm

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Verb1.remain firm - hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!"
fend, resist, stand - withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"
stand firm, withstand, hold out, resist - stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
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As regards your hair, it is no doubt a pity, especially as I could not help remarking its beauty during our short interview, but I am afraid that I must remain firm upon this point, and I only hope that the increased salary may recompense you for the loss.
Therefore, Glaucon, I said, whenever you meet with any of the eulogists of Homer declaring that he has been the educator of Hellas, and that he is profitable for education and for the ordering of human things, and that you should take him up again and again and get to know him and regulate your whole life according to him, we may love and honour those who say these things--they are excellent people, as far as their lights extend; and we are ready to acknowledge that Homer is the greatest of poets and first of tragedy writers; but we must remain firm in our conviction that hymns to the gods and praises of famous men are the only poetry which ought to be admitted into our State.
D'Artagnan the younger--notwithstanding the efforts he made to remain firm, as a future Musketeer ought, nature prevailed, and he shed many tears, of which he succeeded with great difficulty in concealing the half.
Be your better self once more--the self which still can remain firm in the face of misfortune.
Noirtier; I will suffer, without complaint, the pecuniary deprivation to which he has subjected me; but I shall remain firm in my determination, and the world shall see which party his reason on his side.
Forecast risk is upward, as confidence and sentiment measures have moderated but remain firm. The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 3.8%.
She ended their engagement after learning he cheated on her with Mia, and as Arturo begs for another chance, Abby will remain firm on her decision on the Thursday, March 28 episode of "The Young and the Restless."
During the hearing before the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs in October 2018, Nelson stated that the United States will remain firm in supporting territorial integrity of BiH and try and take the country forward.
"We remain firm to our position that we will not accept positions that are formed overnight so that the Alliance will be degraded.
Domestic sugar prices are likely to remain firm in the near term on account of the expectations of a decline in production and deficit situation in the domestic and global markets, rating agency ICRA said.
'Recent events have shown that there are elements out there who seek to sow terror and wreak havoc in our society,' the President said on Monday, adding that the Philippines would 'remain firm in our resolve to combat terrorism.'
Summary: The Lebanese Forces and Kataeb Party remain firm allies, the leaders of both Christian groups said Thursday, dismissing rumors of a rift between the two.