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English definition of “hold/stand firm”

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hold/stand firm

to remain in the same place or at the same level: The protesters stood firm as the police tried to disperse them. The dollar held firm against the Euro today.
Translations of “hold/stand firm”
in Chinese (Traditional) 呆在原地, 堅持不動, 保持不變…
in Chinese (Simplified) 呆在原地, 坚持不动, 保持不变…
(Definition of hold/stand firm from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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