- 负隅顽抗 [fù yú wán kàng]
- (of an enemy or robber) fight stubbonly with one's back to the wall; continue to put up a stiff resistance; fighting with one's back against a corner; make a last-ditch fight; offer stubborn resistance; put up a desperate struggle; put up a stubborn resistance; put up a stubborn resistance at a strategic position; resist [struggle] desperately:
The possibility of a last-ditch resistance by the enemy should not be dismissed. 敌人负隅顽抗的可能性是不可不加考虑的。
The government is fighting a rearguard action against the mass of public opinion.