take a firm stand

Definitions of take a firm stand
  1. verb
    be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
    synonyms: insist
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    hold firm, stand fast, stand firm, stand pat
    refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief
    assert, asseverate, maintain
    state categorically
    hunker down
    hold stubbornly to a position
    allege, aver, say
    report or maintain
    predicate, proclaim
    affirm or declare as an attribute or quality of
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