a firm hand

• pevná ruka
• osoba usměrňující mravy

English-Czech dictionary. 2013.

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  • firm hand — See a firm hand …   English idioms

  • (a) firm hand — a firm hand phrase if someone needs a firm hand, they need to be controlled in a strict way Thesaurus: power, authority, influence and leadershipsynonym Main entry: firm * * * a firm ˈhand idiom strong control or discipline …   Useful english dictionary

  • a firm hand — ► a firm hand strict discipline or control. Main Entry: ↑firm …   English terms dictionary

  • a firm hand — a person who will discipline people    The students in Grade 8 need a teacher with a firm hand …   English idioms

  • a firm hand — if someone needs a firm hand, they need to be controlled in a strict way …   English dictionary

  • a firm hand — strict discipline or control. → firm …   English new terms dictionary

  • a firm hand — strict discipline or control …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) firm hand on the tiller — if someone has a firm hand on the tiller, they have a lot of control over a situation. What people want is a president with a firm hand on the tiller …   New idioms dictionary

  • firm — Ⅰ. firm [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an unyielding surface or structure. 2) solidly in place and stable. 3) having steady power or strength: a firm grip. 4) showing resolute determination. 5) fixed or definite: firm plans …   English terms dictionary

  • firm — adj Firm, hard, solid are comparable chiefly as meaning having a texture or consistency that markedly resists deformation by external force. Firm (opposed to loose, flabby) suggests such closeness or compactness of texture or a consistency so… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • firm — firm1 W1S1 [fə:m US fə:rm] n [Date: 1700 1800; : Italian; Origin: firma signature , from Latin firmare to show to be true , from firmus; FIRM2] a business or company, especially a small one electronics/advertising/law etc firm ▪ She works for an… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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