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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.
be a great believer in (something)
To have a strong conviction that something (stated after "in") is important or worthwhile. I'm a strong believer in resting on the weekends so that I don't get burned out.
make a believer (out) of (one)
To convince or persuade one to believe or have faith in someone or something. I was really skeptical of his supposed breakthrough, but the demonstration he gave us made a believer of me. Their absolute dominance in the first game of the tournament made believers out of the entire city—now everyone is throwing their support behind the home team!
One who passionately supports a cause or concept. My sister is a true believer in social equality, so she is out at the protest today.
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make a believer (out) of someone
to convince someone decisively about something. The game they played made a believer out of me; from now on, I'm betting on them. It was an interesting discussion, but it did not make a believer out of me.
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be a great/firm believer in somethingbelieve 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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