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firmly

1 adverb resolutely go daingean  c m ugo dian  c m ugo diongbháilteshe spoke firmly to her daughter labhair sí go láidir lena hiníon, labhair sí go daingean lena hiníon they deal firmly with drug dealers bíonn siad dian ar mhangairí drugaí we'll deal firmly with such matters tabharfaimid aghaidh go diongbháilte ar nithe den chineál sin she's firmly in control of her class tá smacht maith aici ar a rang 2 adverb (believe etc) stronglygo láidir  c m ugo daingean  c m uI believe firmly that ... creidim go láidir go ...; creidim go diongbháilte go ...he had his sights very firmly set on a career in law bhí rún daingean aige dul leis an dlíshe has firmly held beliefs tá tuairimí diongbháilte aiciwe're firmly committed to the plan táimid tiomanta go hiomlán don phlean they stood firmly against the change sheas siad go daingean in aghaidh an athraithe, chuir siad a gcosa i dtaca in éadan an athraithe
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3 adverb solidly, securelygo daingean  c m ugo teannput the lid on the jar firmly cuir an clár go docht ar an bpróca, cuir an claibín go teann ar an gcrúscahe inserted the plug firmly into the hole dhaingnigh sé an dallán sa phollthe economic recovery is firmly in place tá bonn daingean faoin téarnamh geilleagrach