stand firm against

See: oppose
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With heaven above and Faith below, I will yet stand firm against the devil
Will any private training enable him to stand firm against the overwhelming flood of popular opinion?
All Egyptian people are urged to stand firm against this evil conspiracy and make these good days an opportunity to emphasise this through Muslims' joining their Coptic brethren in celebrating the anniversary of Christ's birth," Al Tayyib said in a statement.
It is important that all communities stand firm against any threat to peace, and reject those who might want to reprise the terrible events of December 2016.
TAP) - Al-Joumhouri's central committee urged the executive and political bureau of the party to stand firm against any attempt to sidetrack the political process and keep it line with the Carthage document.
Hailing the Bar Association for its moral support for its President, Advocate Mian Abdul Qayoom, he said that each and every section of society should resent and resist sinister designs and stand firm against unauthorized, baseless allegations and defamation campaign launched by the Indian NIA.
He added, "In this context, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia stresses the importance of the international community continuing to stand firm against the killings, siege, starvation, forced displacement and sectarian cleansing practiced by the Syrian authorities.
The Foreign Ministry issued a statement affirming the Sultanate's solidarity with the government and people of the sisterly Arab Republic of Egypt to stand firm against all those who want to undermine its security and stability.
General's illusions "Free Patriotic": One month to elect Aoun president or to reconsider the constitution Ayrault rings alarm bells in Beirut DAILY STAR: Ayrault visit unlikely to yield political breakthrough Dallas suspect "wanted to kill white officers" At least 51 people killed on final day of Syria "cease- fire" Cautious calm in Wadi Khaled as militants slip away Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia N.
He added that Bhutto sacrifices his lives for the country and always stand firm against the dictators and works for the promotion of democratic values in the country.
The two sides stressed the need to stand firm against the attempts of hostile forces to promulgate sectarian sedition in, or interfere in the domestic affairs of, the Arab countries, he said at a post-event joint press conference with his Moroccan peer Salaheddine Mezouar.
He maintained that his party would keep struggling for safeguarding constitutional rights of the Pakhtun and would stand firm against all those who are making conspiracies against due rights of the Pakhtun.