stick to one's guns
phrasal to maintain one's position especially in face of opposition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stick to one's guns — or[stand by one s guns] {v. phr.} To hold to an aim or an opinion even though people try to stop you or say you are wrong. * /People laughed at Columbus when he said the world was round. He stuck to his guns and proved he was right./ * /At first… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick to one's guns — or[stand by one s guns] {v. phr.} To hold to an aim or an opinion even though people try to stop you or say you are wrong. * /People laughed at Columbus when he said the world was round. He stuck to his guns and proved he was right./ * /At first… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stick\ to\ one's\ guns — • stick to one s guns • stand by one s guns v. phr. To hold to an aim or an opinion even though people try to stop you or say you are wrong. People laughed at Columbus when he said the world was round. He stuck to his guns and proved he was right …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stick to one's guns — ► stick to one s guns informal refuse to compromise or change. Main Entry: ↑gun …   English terms dictionary

  • stick to one's guns — phrasal : to maintain one s position especially in the face of attack or opposition France has stuck to its guns as far as its principal demands … are concerned Robert Strausz Hupé * * * stick to one s guns see under ↑gun • • • Main Entry: ↑stick …   Useful english dictionary

  • stick to one's guns — verb To maintain one’s position or viewpoint when faced with opposition …   Wiktionary

  • Stick to one's guns — maintain one s position, beliefs, etc.; keep believing in oneself …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • stick to one's guns — Australian Slang maintain one s position, beliefs, etc.; keep believing in oneself …   English dialects glossary

  • stick to one's guns — defend an action or opinion despite an unfavorable reaction He is sticking to his guns on his decision to fire the manager of the store …   Idioms and examples

  • stick to one's guns — informal refuse to compromise or change, despite criticism. → gun …   English new terms dictionary

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