Definition of a firm hand in English:
Strict discipline or control: children need a firm hand from day one
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- He certainly took a firm hand now, enforcing strict discipline and enjoining severe punishments for those who shirked their duties or who tried to go home again.
- Generals always need to be controlled with a firm hand.
- Therefore, the candidate must have a firm hand in controlling every single event that could be construed to help his campaign.
Definition of a firm hand in:
- US English dictionary
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