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Ground

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(Anglo-Saxon, grund.)

It would suit me down to the ground. Wholly and entirely.

To break ground. To be the first to commence a project, etc.; to take the first step in an undertaking.

To gain ground. To make progress; to be improving one’s position or prospects of success.

To hold one’s ground. To maintain one’s authority; not to budge from one’s position; to retain one’s popularity.

To lose ground. To become less popular or less successful; to be drifting away from the object aimed at.

To stand one’s ground. Not to yield or give way; to stick to one’s colours; to have the courage of one’s opinion.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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