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firm

UK ward-speak for a team of doctors who work together to look after a list of patients. A firm usually consists of a consultant, a registrar, an FY2 (formerly, senior house officer—SHO) and an FY1 (formerly, pre-registration house officer—PRHO).
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I've never seen a kitchen island that size before Those are the biggest, firmest steel beams I've seen in a while How did they get that massive unit to fit in that tiny space And oh, oh, oh
But his post-match comments at the weekend were his firmest suggestions yet that he will sign a new deal.
In the firmest remarks made since jihadis captured at least 26 servicemen in northeast Lebanon in August, Salam said the country would not accede to the will of the militants.
We believe that only the firmest and most comprehensive action against all terror groups without any distinction is the only way to defeat this evil scourge," said the MEA.
Aleksandra Mitevska comments for Utrinski vesnik that the boycott of the Parliament is a two-edged sword for the opposition, which chose the firmest method for political battle, but the same goes for the government--which is most responsible in providing a climate for a sound political competition.
This charger has a rubberized texture that provides the firmest grip and protects against minor impact.
The most democratic countries in the world deal with saboteurs and terrorists in the firmest way and with the toughest punishment and Bahrain is no exception," he said.
Parsnips as misshapen as withered old men on park benches show me the firmest, whitest flesh when I break them open with my knife.
Tesselaar's agent, Humphrey Nijman, said: "There was interest in Jeroen from other clubs but Kilmarnock's was the firmest.
The Beautyrest Black collection comprises three types of mattresses -- firm, the firmest kind of mattresses which provides more resistance against pressure from the sleep surface.
Syria has given post-Soviet Russia its firmest foothold in the Middle East, buying billions of dollars' worth of weapons and hosting a maintenance and supply facility that is Russia's only warm-water naval port outside the former Soviet Union.