2016年7月16日 星期六

dig in one's heels (or toes orfeet)


The Straits Times
Japan, Vietnam agree South China Sea ruling must be observed as China digs in heels
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives for the 11th Asem Summit in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar, on July 15, 2016. PHOTO: AFP.



California's Campus Movements Dig In Their Heels

By JENNIFER MEDINA
The Occupy movement, on California college campuses, at least, is transforming itself into a student-led crusade against increases in tuition.

dig in one's heels (or toes orfeet)

Resist stubbornly; refuse to give in:officials dug their heels in on particular points
dig your heels in
It means to "take a stand". Be ready to defend your position.

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