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tenir bon: suggested translations

tenir bon
: suggested translations

Consult this page to find suggested English equivalents for "tenir bon."

be persistent, be steadfast, do well, endure, hang in, hang tough, hold fast, hold firm, hold on, hold one’s own, hold the line, hold true, persevere, persist, stand fast, stand firm, stand one’s ground, stand strong, stand up, stay strong, stay the course, stick to one’s convictions, stick with it, take a firm stand, take a stand, tough it out

  • tenir bon encore trois mois / be persistent (hold on) for another three months
  • les membres de l’équipe ont tenu bon pendant cette période critique / the team members were steadfast (stuck to their convictions) during this critical time
  • le dollar canadien tient bon par comparaison avec d’autres devises / the Canadian dollar is doing well compared with other currencies
  • démontrer la volonté de tenir bon / show a willingness to endure (persevere)
  • tenir bon pour veiller à ce que la proposition soit mise en œuvre / hang in (stay the course) to ensure that the proposal is implemented
  • il faudra tenir bon lors des prochaines négociations / we need to hang tough (take a firm stand) in the upcoming negotiations
  • on a loué le ministère d’avoir tenu bon en ces temps difficiles / the department has been praised for holding fast (firm, true) in these difficult times
  • tenir bon face à la concurrence mondiale / hold one’s own in an era of global competition
  • la division tient bon en ce qui concerne les dépenses / the division is holding the line on spending
  • tenir bon et aller au-delà des exigences de son devoir afin d’accomplir des actes de bravoure / persevere and go beyond the call of duty to perform acts of bravery
  • tenir bon afin que son idée devienne une priorité du nouveau programme / persist so that his idea becomes a priority of the new program
  • le comité a tenu bon et a refusé de prolonger l’exemption / the committee stood fast (firm) and refused to extend the exemption
  • on doit tenir bon dans ce dossier / we must stand our ground (be persistent) on this issue
  • savoir quand tenir bon et quand faire des compromis / know when to stand (stay) strong and when to compromise
  • tenir bon devant les pressions économiques externes / stand up to outside economic pressure
  • tenir bon pour surmonter cette période difficile / stay the course to get over this difficult period
  • tenir bon et accomplir le travail / stick with it (persevere) and get the job done
  • tenir bon sur certaines stratégies agressives / take a (firm) stand on certain aggressive strategies
  • tenir bon et espérer que les conditions s’amélioreront / tough it out (persevere) and hope that conditions will get better

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