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firm sth up

phrasal verb with firm uk   /fɜːm/ us   /fɝːm/ verb

firm (sth) up

phrasal verb with firm uk   /fɜːm/ us   /fɝːm/ verb
to make a part of your body have less fat and more muscle by doing exercise: Cycling is one of the best ways to firm up your thighs. My stomach has begun to firm up since I started exercising.
(Definition of firm sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"firm sth up" in Business English

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firm sth up

phrasal verb with firm uk   /fɜːm/ us   verb [I]
to make something more definite or less likely to change: firm up an agreement/an order/a price The company is attempting to firm up potential orders for four ferries and two cruise ships.
(Definition of firm sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “firm sth up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 落实, 敲定…
in Chinese (Traditional) 落實, 敲定…
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