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English definition of “stay the course”

stay the course

to continue doing something until it is finished or until you achieve something you have planned to do: She interviewed slimmers who had failed to stay the course to find out why they had given up.Continue and last
(Definition of stay the course from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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