Definition of hold or stand one's ground in English:

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 resist the enemy’s attack
    More example sentences
    • I had to at least hold my ground, or lose all semblance of competency.
    • But they did manage to hold their ground on the key issue of keeping those jobs at home.
    • Shoulder to shoulder with any striker, he wants to make sure he will be able to hold his ground.
    Synonyms
    stand firm, stand fast, make a stand, stick to one's guns, dig in one's heels
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