FIRM's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of firm
Definition:
a. hard; solid; resolute; determined
Example:
Despite being hit by the car, the post was still firm.
Sentence in Classic:
At last, when nothing else would do, he went off to France upon the business of the firm, but we went, mother and I, with Mr.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The local house agent could tell me nothing about Charlington Hall, and referred me to a well known firm in Pall Mall.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
And he had now come to Moscow with a firm determination to make an offer, and get married if he were accepted.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
All the habits and rules of his life that had seemed so firm, had turned out suddenly false and inapplicable.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When the baby had been put to rights and transformed into a firm doll, Lizaveta Petrovna dandled it as though proud of her handiwork, and stood a little away so that Levin might see his son in all his glory.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The motion of the small foot shod in a Tartar boot embroidered with silver, and the firm pressure of the lean sinewy hand, showed that the prince still possessed the tenacious endurance and vigor of hardy old age.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
There was something naively festive in his air, which, in conjunction with his firm and virile features, gave him a rather comical expression.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha sat easily and confidently on her black Arabchik and reined him in without effort with a firm hand.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Two valets rapidly dressed His Majesty, and wearing the blue uniform of the Guards he went with firm quick steps to the reception room.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Its furry tail stood up firm and round as a plume, its bandy legs served it so well that it would often gracefully lift a hind leg and run very easily and quickly on three legs, as if disdaining to use all four.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With a firm resolution not to betray herself and not show her agitation, she sent for Mademoiselle Bourienne and went with her to the drawing room.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context