dig one's toes in


1) укрепиться, утвердиться, укрепить свое положение;
занять твердую позицию
2) упорствоватьсвоих заблуждениях и т. п.) ;
проявлять упрямство

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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