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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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Using all four fingers solidly planted on the side, the customer's thumb is firmly engaged on the other side of the "drumstick" of the thumb to the thumbprint.
We believe he should have prepared the ground more firmly, and started earlier, but Mr Miliband deserves a fair wind.
In a statment he said to NINA today : "The people of Anbar and the six rebellious provinces are firmly insistent,that the killers of Fallujah, Hawija and Mosul's protestors, must be handed over to the justice , then if Maliki is faithful and sincere of intentions, then it will be possible to negotiate with him ," he said .
The club captain and his teammates today report back to the Galpharm following a three-day break with Saturday's vital home showdown with Exeter firmly at the top of the agenda.
The second is that, firmly relying on the people, our Party completed the socialist revolution and established the basic socialist system
square] "I firmly condemn the terrorist attack which caused Moroccan and foreign victims," Buzek said in a statement.
Major Bu Haron urged owners of the shops not to keep money in the shops and to ensure that their shops are firmly closed.
The government firmly believes Ecstasy should remain a Class A drug.
5 : firmly determined We were bound we would succeed.
THE Doctor Who exhibition has been put firmly on the map in Cardiff thanks to new brown tourist signs.
James Dobson's outfit, Focus on the Family, is firmly in support of this strategy.
The first two chapters trace how the courts and postwar popular culture sought to contain the possibilities engendered by interracial intimacy by locating the issue firmly in the private sphere, where it could not be a matter of civil rights.