defend your virtue


defend your virtue
   to refuse to have a sexual relationship
   Usually of a female and indeed:
    A male defending his virtue is always a farcical figure. (M. McCarthy, 1963)
   The phrase may also be used for the rejection of homosexual approaches.

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