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 Meanings and Examples of FIRM
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firm
 a.  hard; solid; resolute; determined
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  If the money it contained happened to belong to the firm of O'Hara Brothers, Gerald's conscience was not sufficiently troubled to confess it before Mass the following morning.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  Scarlett obeyed, bracing herself and catching firm hold of one of the bedposts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
3  Well, Ma fainted when I said that about spavins, but I stood firm and Grandma backed me up.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  Tis firm that I am and back to Tara you'll be going tomorrow before you're disgracing the lot of us again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  But Aunt Pitty, for once, was firm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
6  Hope firm, unshaken despite the defeats of the summer before.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  Mammy cried out equally loudly at the sacrilege of soldiers being permitted to sleep on Miss Ellen's rug but Scarlett was firm.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
8  The voice issuing from the whiskers had the same nasal twang but was kind and pleasant and his hand was firm and respectful.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
9  Usually he was gingerly when he did this, as if he anticipated being impatiently shaken off, but tonight there was a far-off look in his eyes and his arm was firm about her waist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
10  Scarlett felt that Rhett should be firm with Mammy, as became the head of the house, but Rhett only laughed and said that Mammy was the real head of the house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
11  And the small group of old friends who did attend took their departure, embarrassed but firm, as soon as the governor entered Scarlett's house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
12  "No, you must wait," said Rhett, firm for once.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
13  His hand was strong; the palm soft, but the back weathered, showing golden hairs against firm red skin.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
14  She saw that his lips were firm, under his soft faded mustache.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
15  He bent forward, the reins firm in his coonskin gauntlets.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He is a firm believer in traditional family values.
17  She was offered a job as an accounts clerk with a travel firm.
18  The letter lay unopened in the travel firm's pigeonhole.
19  This treatment helps tone the body, firm up muscles and tighten the skin.
20  The small firm became a victim of its own success when it could not supply all its orders on time.
21  The firm produceda short promotional video.
22  They settled with a foreign firm last week.
23  We were pipped at the post by a firm whose price was lower.
24  No wonder the firm makes a loss; the office is terribly overstaffed.
25  He is in an anomalous position as the only part-time worker in the firm.
26  The firm has drawn up a budget for the coming financial year.
27  Yes, I'd be very interested in knowing more about the services your firm offers.
28  He is representative of a big firm.
29  The board of directors of the firm has been reconstituted recently.
30  The firm tendered for the contract to build a new hotel.