firmadjectiveuk /fɜːm/ us /fɝːm/
firm adjective (HARD)
firm adjective (FIXED)
- On the foreign-exchange markets the pound remained firm.
- After weeks at sea, it was wonderful to feel firm ground beneath our feet once more.
- Make sure you've got a firm foothold on the rock before you climb up.
- Place the device on a firm, dry surface and make sure it is level.
- The house could collapse if it hasn't got firm foundations.
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firm adjective (STRONG)
- She held the child's hand in a firm clasp as they crossed the road.
- Make sure that the soil around the base of the plant is firm, so that it is supported.
- When the glue has set, the bond will be firm and watertight.
- The nail holding this picture up isn't at all firm.
- Twist the pipe into position until the connection is completely firm.
firm adjective (CERTAIN)
- She had a firm conviction that they would meet again in the hereafter.
- It is my firm belief that nuclear weapons are immoral.
- He made a firm commitment to stop smoking.
- Make sure you have a firm understanding of the system before attempting any repairs.
- A firm decision has not yet been made over the club's future.
firm adjective (FORCEFUL)
firmnoun [C]uk /fɜːm/ us /fɝːm/
firmverbuk /fɜːm/ us /fɝːm/
firm verb (MAKE HARD)
firm verb (STOP CHANGING)
- a leopard can't/doesn't change its spots idiom
- be no hard and fast rules idiom
- burn your boats/bridges idiom
- hard line
- hard line
- what's done is done idiom