Origin of standfast
How to use standfast in a sentence
To be a liberal, you have to stand up for liberal principles.Bill Maher: Hundreds of Millions of Muslims Support Attack on ‘Charlie Hebdo’|Lloyd Grove|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And with stand-ups, I remember liking George Carlin and Steve Martin.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Those opposing same-sex marriage are on their heels, and increasingly unwilling or unable to make a stand against it.
Spencer, 27, is variously described as a writer and a stand-up comic.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age)|Tom Sykes|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Another read: “We need leaders who will stand against Common Core.”
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
There are a number of bacilli, called acid-fast bacilli, which stain in the same way as the tubercle bacillus.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
She stood, in her young purity, at one end of the chain of years, and Mrs. Chepstow—did she really stand at the other?Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
But the liberal soul deviseth liberal things, and by liberal things shall he stand.
Other Idioms and Phrases with standfast
see stand one's ground.