Idioms about fort
- to defend one's position against attack or criticism.
- to maintain the existing state of affairs.
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With the right push, it could take you to just about anywhere — to distant tribal forts, to army bases in Waziristan and to hidden corners of the cities.Revisiting Pakistan’s tangle of contradictions and violence|Bilal Qureshi|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Digging into Des Moines HistoryDes Moines traces its modern-day history back to May of 1843, when Captain James Allen supervised construction of a fort at the place where the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers merge.Des Moines : Come and See All that The Capital City has to Offer!|LGBTQ-Editor|November 22, 2020|No Straight News
The blanket-draped fort served as the actress’s workstation, with a host of audio producers providing directions via video conference.‘Call of Duty’ voice actors spent the summer on video calls like the rest of us|Mike Hume|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
This year, when Davis was asked to hold down the fort without James on the floor in the regular season, the Lakers weren’t anything special, getting outscored by 3 points per 100 possessions, per NBA Advanced Stats.LeBron And AD Are The Heroes. But The Sum Of This Lakers Club Was More Than Its Superstar Parts.|Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org)|October 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
While the liberation of towns and forts is rewarding, it does get repetitive.In Ghost of Tsushima, Honor Is Your Greatest Foe|Patrick Lucas Austin|July 14, 2020|Time
And on Nov. 22, 1963, President Kennedy was offered an “Open Road” by the city of Fort Worth, as was its tradition.My Love Letter to the Stetson|Mark McKinnon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My choice is that it should be required reading by those who run the city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.How Dickens and Scrooge Saved Christmas|Clive Irving|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vincent Fort, a state senator from Georgia, saw big differences between ALEC and SIX.The Left’s Answer to ALEC|Ben Jacobs|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
America already has a cereal cafe, Cereality, which has a store in Virginia and at the Dallas Fort Worth airport.Cereal Cafe’s Big Bowl of Hate|David Levesley|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Take the case of Herx v. Diocese of Fort Wayne, an employment discrimination suit in the Seventh Circuit.Catholic Church: Religious Freedom Trumps Civil Rights|Jay Michaelson|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After an eight weeks' siege, a breach having been made, the city surrendered, and a month later the fort followed the example.
The Mexican artillery soon laid a part of the fort in ruins.
They soon retired, however, as the Fort was in danger of being attacked from another side.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
He had been wont to do this on other occasions, because the enemy with nine ships was within sight of the fort.
De l peu d'heures il mourut entre mes mains fort chrestiennement.
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Other Idioms and Phrases with fort
see hold the fort.