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Idiom "He really sticks to his guns"



 
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Idiom "He really sticks to his guns" #1 (permalink) Fri Jul 23, 2010 3:26 am   Idiom "He really sticks to his guns"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #852 "'Guns Etc:' Common Usages (1)", question 4

He's really stubborn! He really ......... to his guns when he's passionate about something.

(a) blazes
(b) shoots
(c) holds
(d) sticks

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #852 "'Guns Etc:' Common Usages (1)", answer 4

He's really stubborn! He really sticks to his guns when he's passionate about something.

Correct answer: (d) sticks
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Is 'stick to his guns' alright?

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Idiom "He really sticks to his guns" #2 (permalink) Fri Jul 23, 2010 3:31 am   Idiom "He really sticks to his guns"
 

Yes, you're correct. "Stick to his/her guns" is an idiom that describes a person who doesn't change his/her mind or position on an issue easily.
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