• defend the decision
  • 決定は妥当だと主張する
  • A lioness often will attempt to defend her cubs fiercely from a usurping male, but such actions are rarely successful.
  • Wikipedia: Lion
  • After successfully defending the Martuni region, Melkonian's fighters were tasked to move to capture the region of Kelbajar, where the incursions and purported artillery shelling were said to have been coming from.
  • Wikipedia: Nagorno-Karabakh War
  • Although the majority of his publications focused on defending phlogiston theory, he also did some original work on spontaneous generation and dreams.
  • Wikipedia: Joseph Priestley
  • Although the original printing of the Drapier's Letters resulted in the arrest of Harding and a bounty placed upon the Drapier's head, Swift's actions in defending Ireland were deemed heroic among the Irish citizenry.
  • Wikipedia: Drapier's Letters
  • An example of the sort of attack this portrayal was intended to defend against can be found in two orations of Lysias, Against Eratosthenes and Against Agoratus; there, Theramenes is portrayed as treasonous and self-interested, doing tremendous harm to the Athenian cause through his machinations.
  • Wikipedia: Theramenes
  • Around 8,000-9,000 Finnish Reds defended Helsinki; their best troops, however, were located in the more northern main front of the 1918 war.
  • Wikipedia: Finnish Civil War
  • Buckley—on the other hand—argued that if Britain had not honored its commitment of 1939 to defend Greece's independence, it would have severely damaged the ethical rationalisations of its struggle against Nazi Germany.
  • Wikipedia: Battle of Greece
  • Despite being defending division champions, the Raptors were widely tipped as outside contenders for the division and conference titles.
  • Wikipedia: Toronto Raptors
  • Despite the international outrage over the intervention, Khrushchev defended his actions for the rest of his life.
  • Wikipedia: Nikita Khrushchev
  • Females and males feed young equally, while helper birds assist in defending the territory and feeding and rearing the young.
  • Wikipedia: Variegated Fairywren
  • Fighters stationed to defend Japan's main industrial areas frequently intercepted American air raids between 24 November 1944 and 25 February 1945, and inflicted significant losses for a period.
  • Wikipedia: Air raids on Japan
  • Following the Responsio ad Sadoletum, Calvin wrote an open letter at the request of Bucer to Charles V in 1543, Supplex exhortatio ad Caesarem, defending the reformed faith.
  • Wikipedia: John Calvin
  • For example, The Detroit Red Wings received special permission from the NHL to inscribe the name of Vladimir Konstantinov, whose career ended after a car accident on June 13, 1997, on the Stanley Cup after Detroit defended their title in 1998.
  • Wikipedia: Stanley Cup
  • Frederick Shedden wrote a paper putting the case for the Singapore strategy as a means of defending Australia.
  • Wikipedia: Singapore strategy
  • Furthermore, the victor had to maintain and defend all his possessions as they were acquired.
  • Wikipedia: Siege of Godesberg
  • He argued that the Tea Party was not the act of a lawless mob, but was instead a principled protest and the only remaining option the people had to defend their constitutional rights.
  • Wikipedia: Samuel Adams
  • He immediately removed any doubts about Zwingli’s orthodoxy and defended him as a prophet and a martyr.
  • Wikipedia: Huldrych Zwingli
  • In 1982, Britain's resolve to defend its remaining overseas territories was tested when Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, acting on a long-standing claim that dated back to the Spanish Empire.
  • Wikipedia: British Empire
  • In February 1942 the US and British Governments agreed that Australia would become a strategic responsibility of the United States and the Allied ANZAC Force was created specifically to defend the Australian continent.
  • Wikipedia: Military history of Australia during World War II
  • It is also capable of leading international peacekeeping forces in the Asia-Pacific region and the ADF is capable of defending and invading all of its Pacific neighbours and countries to the north such as the Philippines and Papua New Guinea, although the probability of this is very small with the exception of Fiji.
  • Wikipedia: Australian Defence Force
  • It was deployed to defend against the expected attempt to breakout of the Colleville-St.
  • Wikipedia: Omaha Beach
  • Kinkaid′s first major decision was to bypass Kiska in favor of an assault on the less heavily defended Attu Island.
  • Wikipedia: Thomas C. Kinkaid
  • Knox refused and he defended himself in front of Mary and the Privy Council.
  • Wikipedia: John Knox
  • Louise of Savoy, who had remained as regent in France during her son's absence, attempted to gather troops and funds to defend against an expected invasion of Artois by English troops.
  • Wikipedia: Italian War of 1521–1526
  • More recently, historians such as David Nicolle have defended the decision to attack Damascus, arguing that Damascus was the most powerful Muslim state in southern Syria, and that if the Christians held Damascus, they would have been in a better position to resist the rising power of Nur al-Din.
  • Wikipedia: Second Crusade