stand pat :
- v refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief
News & Articles
- Indications: Stock futures tumble under central-bank weight
U.S. stock futures fall on Tuesday as investors take in the Bank of Japan’s decision to stand pat, a German court hearing over the legality of ECB intervention, and the approach of a handful of U.S. economic data.
June 11, 2013 - Market Watch
- Mets demote Ike Davis to Vegas after Sunday's loss to Marlins
The organization finally decided Sunday it no longer could stand pat. After the Mets’ 8-4, 10-inning loss to woeful Miami in which Davis went 0-for-3 with a strikeout, he was optioned to Class AAA Las Vegas along with outfielder Mike Baxter and lefty reliever Robert Carson.
June 10, 2013 - The Record