stand firm :
- v stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
- v refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief
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- Patrick stands firm on transportation veto threat
BOSTON (AP) — Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick, even with the odds seemingly stacked against him in the Legislature, indicated on Monday that he would stand firm on his promise to veto a transportation financing bill unless lawmakers agree to a change in it.
July 15, 2013 - Boston Globe