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Dig one’s heels in 坚持己见
    2017-December-18  08:53    Shenzhen Daily

A: Why is Grace grounded?

B: Her mom said she couldn’t go to the party at her classmate’s home Sunday night, but she dug her heels in and went anyway.

Note: This idiom means to “act in a determined manner by firmly maintaining one’s beliefs, demands, situation, etc. in the face of opposition.” It comes from the idea of firmly placing one’s heels in the ground, particularly in tug of war or when bracing oneself. Metaphorically, if someone “digs in” or “digs in his or her heels” or “dig their heels in,” you know that they’re holding on to their position fast, refusing to budge.

 

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