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Example sentences for firm
The first is a stand-alone and, until lately, extremely successful business which the firm wants to develop.
For many years the management consulting business was dominated by one firm.
The goal in each case is to create a thriving business so the private equity firm can sell its investment stake at a profit.
Up to this point the drawing of character, though light rather than profound, has been firm and persuasive.
There is a widely held, simplistic definition of faith as firm belief.
Attention to marine conservation science lags far behind that paid to conservation of firm ground, says a scientist.
So the next time you're faced with a choice that takes self-control, clench your fist or firm that bicep.
Look for clams with siphons that appear fresh, plump and firm.
You'll be surprised by how many lovers of firm scrambled eggs are converted by this approach.
At one time, the breakup of a big, prestigious law firm was rare.
For example, my consulting firm recently conducted a search for a dean.
As a result, nobody has a firm grip on the total jaguar population.
The firm relies on plastic tubes-filter-fabric straws as thin as human hair.
Bake these thick cookies for a shorter time at a high temperature to firm them quickly and minimize spreading.
Initially, the shoe's firm ride was a little off-putting.
Inc-the same architectural firm that built the museum's original building.
Paint the gold mixture onto the firm chocolate leaves.
But, make no mistake about it-there is a big difference between firm and abusive.
But even for firm fish, as well as others that are more delicate, a little support works wonders.
Stuff the pillow filling into the open side until the pillow is firm.
If it becomes sticky as you work, return it to the refrigerator to firm up again.
When you shop, look for plump, firm bulbs that feel heavy for their size.
When his firm decided to go natural, he asked the garden's owners for permission to make their landscape sustainable as well.
Harvest them when the fruit fills the husk but is still firm and green.
If they're alive, their bodies should be firm and tight, not droopy.
The firm was one of the first to supply nurseries with starter plants, giving gardeners a faster option than sowing seeds.
Firm the medium around the cuttings and water with a fine spray.
The university has hired a search firm that will present its candidates to the search committee next month.
The firm faces battles in courtrooms as well as in the court of public opinion.
Yet this fear would have been coupled with a certain pride and a firm belief that they were joining the gods.
The firm started its existence looking to add efficiency to the solar installation process.
He is convinced that the firm would be much more valuable as part of a drugs giant rather than an independent firm.
The firm will remain private, family-owned and devoted to menswear.
Gives legs a firm youthful look and a wonderful feel.
The firm sought to convey the impression that its clientele essentially remained the famous.
We dress quickly and begin walking while the snow is still firm.
The family firm isn't dying in this environment, it is thriving.
Sprinkle with salt and pepper, and cook until whites are firm.
Line patty pans with puff or plain paste, fill with the following mixture, and bake in a moderate oven until firm.
To the poor he was affable and courteous, but firm and resolute to the proud rich.
Add remaining ingredients, turn into a buttered dish, and bake in a slow oven until firm.
So firm and strong was the tree that it was chosen as the timber for the cross.
Educational consultants might work in the nonprofit division of a large management-consulting firm.
They hired a consulting firm to conduct market research.
Join the only dedicated consulting firm for governors and their key policy staff.
Interning at a technology-consulting firm would not be a likely guess.
However, not all the firm's clients will necessarily use it.
He clearly underwent a conversion of sorts, and he's now a firm believer in online learning.
To firm loose gravel, he watered it with a hose and allowed it to harden overnight.
Cleaned squid should be firm, have a mild aroma, and be white and glistening.
She has also held various tax, audit and litigation support positions at a private company and a leading accounting firm.
To their delight, though, the kicked steps from their reconnaissance had stayed firm.
Following the collapse of the ballyhooed solar firm, these are dark times for renewable energy.
When asked for directions they come to life, putting away the tea and describing the path with energetic and firm gestures.
While malty and firm on the palate, with vanilla notes from the wood, it exudes huge herbal and citric hop notes in the nose.
It's medium-sized, firm and buttery in the mouth and moderately sweet with a slightly acidic, tangy edge.
Eight years ago, he and some colleagues founded a private firm specializing in forged iron.
Chrysler fired the social media firm it hired for dropping the f-Bomb in a tweet.
The idea of a state-owned firm attempting one seemed unthinkable until recently.
He rightly feared it would pop and that it might destroy the firm he founded.
He likes to carry his firm's forthcoming gadgets around with him.
First, it took a while for protons to get a firm hold on electrons.
Applying firm and steady pressure will quickly bore the needle through the wax plug.
Employers can take advantage of the firm's recruitment services.
These build up in the duct and clog pores with a firm, oil-soaked plug.
Most of management theory is inane, writes our correspondent, the founder of a consulting firm.
About a year earlier, she had been let go from a big advertising firm as part of what she calls a general bloodletting.
Supermarkets want to handle only firm, unblemished tomatoes.
They shake his hand-fingers poking through the protective netting-without quite getting a firm grip.
Per-kins then left to launch his own venture-capital firm.
He has a strong, firm mouth, and brown eyes that frequently glare.
There are precious few stocks of vaccine anywhere, and no pharmaceutical firm has any plans to begin production.
Why this would be is something of a mystery, and to be honest the discovery is not on absolutely firm ground.
They need a firm etiology, and since science can't provide one they either adopt one or create one.
The search firm wants to organize all digital information.
He left the company five years later to form his own inventing firm.
The firm is about to start a new round of financing to scale up the technology.
No matter how you're going to prepare them, sweetbreads must first be soaked in cold water and then poached to firm them up.
Prolific orchards contribute ripe fruit for mouthwatering pies, and the pristine waters of the lake yield firm-fleshed fish.
The bar itself was done perfectly, firm and moist with the tiniest hint off crustiness.
Groom's cake is air-shipped, and the firm will supply boxed individual servings.
The firm's sloppy material accounting could have masked the removal of the bomb-grade uranium.
To bring a financial crisis under control requires firm leadership and ample financial resources.
What mattered was that attractive promises could be handed around without any sort of firm commitment being made.
For those that have been mobilized, there is clearly a firm common ground.
My buttocks look firm and toned, and my thighs look slenderized and contoured.
He had dropped out of school and was working in an office when the firm sent him out to post a letter one day.
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