be a firm believer in (something)

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be a firm believer in (something)

To have a strong conviction that something (stated after "in") is important or worthwhile. I'm a firm believer in resting on the weekends so that I don't get burned out.
See also: believer, firm

be a great/firm believer in something

believe strongly that something is good, important or valuable: My mother was a great believer in horoscopes all her life.The boss was a firm believer in developing strong teamwork.
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I am a firm believer in helping others and am committed to helping our town.
Manager Gary Waddock said: "I am a firm believer in giving good young players a chance and I think the fans really get behind them, particularly if they are local lads.
I am not a royalist but I am a firm believer in Teesside as a place to be proud to live and the picture of an Asian mother and a host community mother with their babies presaged for me the prospect of racial harmony - a prospect of religious tolerance which could be a model for the world.
Mr Michael said: "I am a firm believer in being open and transparent about the duties of this office, and this is one of a number of steps in achieving this." The closing date for applications for the positions is midday on January 11, 2013.
I am a firm believer in the benefits of the cooperative structure.
"I am a firm believer in marriage, in the future I will be married, but for the time being I am happy as I am," she added.
I am a firm believer in free speech and I believe there is a lot wrong with our value system.
AMERICAN FORESTS: I am a firm believer in the value of trees.
I am a firm believer in "how you look is how you do."
Botham said: "I am a firm believer in celebrating everything that is great about England, including its people.
"I am a firm believer in teaching the whole child, and using art can really enhance the quality of that teaching."
"Well, I am a firm believer in love and I always believe that love is never impossible, and this film will hopefully second that," she said.
Just for the record, I have to say I am a firm believer in many green issues and do my part in protecting the planet, and I say that without any political intent.
However, I am a firm believer in equality, and this is not equality.