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To bear down, grit it out, stay the course

Originally a nautical term probably borrowed from the Dutch "houd vast" (hold tight) referring to the importance of securely gripping a ship's rigging.
Times are tough right now but we got to hold fast and ride it out.
by yoopah10 June 19, 2013
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To bear down, grit it out, stay the course

Originally a nautical term probably borrowed from Danish, NOT Dutch, "hold fast" (hold tight) referring to the importance of securely gripping a ship's rigging.
Times are tough right now but we got to hold fast and ride it out.
by 22mileslong January 16, 2018
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To bear down, grit it out, stay the course

Originally a Norwegian nautical term (hold tight) referring to the importance of securely gripping a ship's rigging.
Times are tough right now but we got to hold fast and ride it out.
by j_crook April 11, 2016
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