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be on firm ground

Definition of be on firm ground in English:

Be sure of one’s facts or secure in one’s position.
Example sentences
  • Dealing with the grandson of his benefactor, my father was on firm ground in being able to reciprocate the kindness which had signalled acceptance and belonging.
  • As this is the simple truth - that to live is to feel oneself lost - he who accepts it has already begun to find himself, to be on firm ground.
  • As our local MP is both a medical practitioner and the Federal Minister for Education, we felt we were on firm ground.
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