- adv /ˈfɜːmlɪ/
搭配：[rest, hold +]
搭配：[+ shut, attached]
Each block rested firmly on the block below it.
She held me firmly by the elbow.
The front door is locked and all the windows are firmly shut.
I firmly believe that you should tell the truth.
He is firmly convinced that it is vital to do this.
搭配：[say, tell +]
I shall tell her quite firmly what I think.
`A good night's sleep is what you want,' he said firmly.
- with resolute determination
- in a secure manner; in a manner free from danger
- with firmness