In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentense. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the IdiomPhrase.

What is the correct answer?


The convict claimed innocence and stood his ground in spite of the repeated accusations.

A. knelt

B. surrendered

C. kept standing

D. refused to yield

Correct Answer :

D. refused to yield

The idiom stood his ground means refuse to yield. So, as the meaning of the sentence implies, the convict claimed his innocence and refused to yield for the blames that were laid upon him.