take a firm stand

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Verb1.take a firm stand - be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; "I must insist!"
hold firm, stand fast, stand pat, stand firm - refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief
assert, asseverate, maintain - state categorically
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