last-ditch stand


last-ditch stand
1) Общая лексика: оборона до последнего солдата, стоять насмерть
2) Дипломатический термин: упорная оборона

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • make a stand — {v. phr.} 1. To take a firm position on an issue. * /He keeps talking about politics hut he never makes a stand for what he believes in./ 2. To take up a defensive position against the enemy. * /The retreating troops decided to make a stand by… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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