stay the course

stay the course
Stay the course
If you stay the course, you continue to do something no matter how difficult it is.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • stay the course — see under ↑stay1 • • • Main Entry: ↑course stay the course To endure to the end of the race or other trial of one s stamina and staying power • • • Main Entry: ↑stay * * * stay the course phrase to continue doing something despite difficulties …   Useful english dictionary

  • stay the course — ► stay the course (or distance) 1) keep going to the end of a race or contest. 2) pursue a difficult task or activity to the end. Main Entry: ↑stay …   English terms dictionary

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  • stay the course — verb To persist or continue. If you decide to stay the course and finish engineering school, it will mean long hours and sleepless nights …   Wiktionary

  • stay the course — to continue doing something despite difficulties Voters thought McMiller should stay the course and finish his term …   English dictionary

  • stay the course (or distance) — keep going to the end of a race or contest. ↘pursue a difficult task or activity to the end. → stay …   English new terms dictionary

  • stay the distance — ► stay the course (or distance) 1) keep going to the end of a race or contest. 2) pursue a difficult task or activity to the end. Main Entry: ↑stay …   English terms dictionary

  • stay — stay1 [stā] n. [ME staie < OE stæg, akin to Du stag < IE * stāk , to stand, place < base * sta : see STAND] a heavy rope or cable, usually of wire, used as a brace or support, as for a mast of a ship; guy vt. to brace or support with a… …   English World dictionary

  • stay — Ⅰ. stay [1] ► VERB 1) remain in the same place. 2) remain in a specified state or position. 3) live somewhere temporarily as a visitor or guest. 4) Scottish & S. African live permanently. 5) stop, delay, or prevent. 6) …   English terms dictionary

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