In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(refusal) firme(refusal) categórico(refusal) rotundo(resolve) inquebrantable(resolve) férreo(gaze) fijo(loyalty) a toda pruebathey remained steadfast in their commitment to the cause — su dedicación a la causa se mantuvo incólume
- We need to take seriously their steadfast refusal to admit even their most obvious mistakes.
- On the contrary, she was steadfast in the face of strong military pressure in the final years of the Suharto regime.
- The daughter's steadfast refusal to enter into a state of matrimony is in large part due to having a secret lover of her own.
- He left as his legacy not the dream of an independent state, but a corrupt and chaotic system and the steadfast refusal to compromise.
- They have been there, they have been there, steadfast in the fight against terrorism.
- Our incentive and mandate to remain wholly autonomous remains steadfast.
- Once again, the American people have been steadfast and determined not to lose our nerve.
- It was his steadfast refusal to keep learning that ultimately brought down Hamed.
- His papacy was an intriguing mix of the warm and humane with steadfast readings of scripture and church doctrine.
- Their steadfast love in the face of horror can only be admired.
- The men ridicule him and laugh at him, but Wang Lung is steadfast in his resolution.
- I truly believe that a country where the people hold steadfast to their dreams will some day see them come to fruition.
- The British government has remained steadfast in its refusal to return the marbles.
- You've got to just hold steady and steadfast and unwavering in certain situations.
- As for the coronation of the new King, it stands firm, steadfast and unshaken.
- What I did have is a steadfast belief in the vitality of music.
- So steadfast is Archer, that the West Indian is heard praising our hero's pluck and courage ever after.
- Members of this new commission should be chosen from honest, steadfast and impeccable people.
- It is unfortunate and painful to see the fall of a dream city that earned a steadfast place in the international arena.
- The steadfast and stubborn denial of guilt leads to the complete inability to recognise actual innocence.
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