What does stay the course mean?

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  1. stay the course(Verb)

    To persist or continue.


  1. Stay the course

    "Stay the course" is a phrase used in the context of a war or battle meaning to pursue a goal regardless of any obstacles or criticism. The modern usage of this term was popularized by United States presidents George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stay the course in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stay the course in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Royal Dutch Shell:

    We respect the hearing examiner's decision and are determined to stay the course in this process.

  2. Royal Dutch Shell:

    We respect the hearing examiner’s decision and are determined to stay the course in this process.

  3. John Kinsey:

    Unless they're sure that the economy is going to be all right, I think they'll just stay the course until the fall.

  4. Susan MacManus:

    He is not a' for-the-moment' person ; he is more calculating and always looking long term, he is trying to be the statesman and anticipating that Donald Trump will wear thin. He's just really trying to stay the course right now, which compared to the others, he's doing pretty well with.

  5. The Conservative minister:

    We believe strongly that in spite of the international challenges which we and other countries have to confront, we're on the right path, and it's really important to stay the course of a low-tax plan for jobs and growth, we think getting into long-term structural deficits are precisely the wrong thing to do.

Images & Illustrations of stay the course

  1. stay the coursestay the coursestay the course


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