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stick to one's guns

Definition of stick to one's guns

  1. :  to continue to have a particular opinion, plan, etc., when other people are critical and say that one is wrong <Despite criticism from the press, the governor is sticking to her guns on this issue.>



Word by Word Definitions

stickplay
  1. : :  a woody piece or part of a tree or shrub: as

    :  a usually dry or dead severed shoot, twig, or slender branch

    :  a cut or broken branch or piece of wood gathered for fuel or construction material

  1. :  to hit or propel (as a hockey puck) with a stick

  1. :  to pierce with something pointed :  stab

    :  to kill by piercing

    :  to push or thrust so as or as if to pierce

  1. :  a thrust with a pointed instrument :  stab

    :  delay, stop

    :  impediment

gunplay guns
  1. :  a piece of ordnance usually with high muzzle velocity and comparatively flat trajectory

    :  a portable firearm (as a rifle or handgun)

    :  a device that throws a projectile

  1. :  to fire on

    :  shoot

    :  to open up the throttle of so as to increase speed


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