stick to one's guns

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To maintain one’s position or viewpoint when faced with opposition
stick to one's guns

    Türkische aussprache

    stîk tı wʌnz gʌnz

    Aussprache

    /ˈstək tə ˈwənz ˈgənz/ /ˈstɪk tə ˈwʌnz ˈɡʌnz/

    Etymologie

    () Military expression indicating bravery, diligence, and persistence of gunners faithfully attending their cannons under fire. *1970 Henderson, James, The Frigates, an account of the lesser warships of the wars from 1793 to 1815. London: Wordsworth, p73: **Capitan Beaulieu-de-Long and his first lieutenant were both killed, several guns dismounted, and many of the crew killed and wounded; nevertheless the Forte kept up a furious and long-continued cannonade. Sybille crashed into the hull of the Forte. Nevertheless the French stuck bravely to their guns, while the flame of the cannonade illuminated the scene beneath the canopy of smoke.

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