Idiom: to dig in one’s heels

Definition: to be stubborn, to refuse to move


  • We tried to renegotiate the contract, but the customer dug in his heels. He said no, we could not discuss the contract again.
  • I wanted to go to the beach, but my wife wanted to go to the mountains. She dug in her heels, so maybe we’ll go to the beach next year.


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