Insist on being treated with due respect.
More example sentences
- First, the Lord Advocate stood on his dignity and solemnly intoned that such an idea was an affront to his independence as a law officer charged with the duty of deciding who to prosecute without fear or favour.
- We know he stands on his dignity, but do we know what, if any, policy the Labour Party has.
- Accuse someone of being a liar and it's almost guaranteed to put the nastiness of any debate up another level and require people to ‘stand on their dignity.’
More definitions of stand on one's dignityDefinition of stand on one's dignity in:
- The US English dictionary