hold one's ground

hold one's ground
(hold (или stand) one's ground)
не сдавать позиций, держаться твёрдо, стойко, стоять на своём, решительно проводить свою линию; остаться верным своим убеждениям, принципам [этим. воен. удерживать занимаемые позиции]

‘But don't resign whatever you do,’ he said cautiously. ‘That would be a confession of weakness, and they don't expect you to. I wouldn't want you to. Stand your ground. This whole thing will blow over.’ (Th. Dreiser, ‘The Titan’, ch. XIII) — - Но ни в коем случае не выходите из членов клуба, - сказал Эддисон предостерегающе, - это значило бы признать свою слабость. Да они на это и не рассчитывают. я не хотел бы этого. Держитесь. Все обойдется.

...he was now prepared, whatever Roberta might think or say, to stand his ground. (Th. Dreiser, ‘An American Tragedy’, book II, ch. XXXV) — ...и теперь он решил стоять на своем, что бы Роберта ни думала и что бы ни говорила.

‘You keep y'r nose out of my business, miss, or it'll be the worse for you!’ Nell stood her ground. ‘You understand me, Miss Sheepshanks,’ she said firmly. ‘It is my business, as a representative of the union, to be here. I have a legal right to ask to see your hours and wages book.’ (K. S. Prichard, ‘Winged Seeds’, ch. XXIV) — - И советую вам, сударыня, не совать носа не в свои дела. Однако Нелл не сдавалась. - Ошибаетесь, мисс Шипшенкс, - сказала она твердо. - Это как раз мое дело. я пришла сюда как представитель профсоюза и имею право требовать у вас табель и ведомость зарплаты.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • hold one's ground — index endure (last) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • hold one's ground — ► hold (or stand) one s ground not retreat or lose one s advantage. Main Entry: ↑ground …   English terms dictionary

  • hold one's ground — phrasal : to maintain a position the speaker calmly held his ground in the face of angry opposition * * * I hold (or stand) one s ground not retreat or lose one s advantage during a conflict or competition you will be able to hold your ground and …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold\ one's\ ground — v. phr. 1. To stay and fight instead of running away. The enemy attacked in great numbers but our men stood their ground. Compare: gain ground Contrast: give ground, lose ground 2. To defend a belief or statement; refuse to weaken when opposed;… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hold one's ground — he tried to dissuade me with his negative remarks, but I held my ground Syn: stand firm, stand fast, make a stand, stick to one s guns, dig in one s heels …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • hold (or stand) one's ground — not retreat or lose one s advantage. → ground …   English new terms dictionary

  • hold one's own — {v. phr.} To keep your position; avoid losing ground; keep your advantage, wealth, or condition without loss. * /Mr. Smith could not build up his business, but he held his own./ * /The team held its own after the first quarter./ * /Mary had a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold one's own — {v. phr.} To keep your position; avoid losing ground; keep your advantage, wealth, or condition without loss. * /Mr. Smith could not build up his business, but he held his own./ * /The team held its own after the first quarter./ * /Mary had a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand one's ground — also[hold one s ground] {v. phr.} 1. To stay and fight instead of running away. * /The enemy attacked in great numbers but our men stood their ground./ Compare: GAIN GROUND. Contrast: GIVE GROUND, LOSE GROUND. 2. To defend a belief or statement;… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand one's ground — also[hold one s ground] {v. phr.} 1. To stay and fight instead of running away. * /The enemy attacked in great numbers but our men stood their ground./ Compare: GAIN GROUND. Contrast: GIVE GROUND, LOSE GROUND. 2. To defend a belief or statement;… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold one's own — verb 1. be sufficiently competent in a certain situation He can hold his own in graduate school • Verb Frames: Somebody s 2. maintain one s position and be in control of a situation • Hypernyms: ↑control, ↑command …   Useful english dictionary


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