German translation of 'foothold'
⇒ to establish or gain a foothold(figurative)
⇒ to lose one's foothold(literal, figurative)
den Halt verlieren
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Example Sentences Including 'foothold'
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If you want to establish a firm foothold on the second rung of the ladder, study the firm above you.THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF MARKETING (1993)
Oil majors such as BP that want to secure a foothold in the south of the country may regard the terms on offer as far from generous.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
After a tough fight they secured a foothold in France and the liberation could begin.The Sun (2014)
Against conventional wisdom, we decided to open new offices so we could get a foothold in other areas.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
I wanted to get a foothold to see how things pan out.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But then Arsenal went to sleep, allowing the visitors to get a foothold.The Sun (2016)
He failed to secure a foothold in midfield.The Sun (2015)
In these early stages, Edinburgh were solid rather than spectacular and their rivals gradually established a foothold.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
India's batting is more brittle than is imagined and that may offer opportunities for England to get a foothold in the series.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It becomes more and more difficult to establish a foothold on the career ladder and that cannot be fair.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It was ironic because the Wasps established a foothold in the first half-hour of the match solely through the power of their own scrum.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Pretty good will not be enough to secure him a foothold against Nadal.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
That doesn't half make a difference if you can get a foothold away from game.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We need to show character and togetherness at certain times to get a foothold.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Restaurants in inner cities are now rarely the foothold business of immigrants any more.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It gives the Londonlisted firm a key foothold in one of the biggest oil-rich countries.The Sun (2011)
The Conservative party needs to get a better foothold in this area to have any hope of winning the general election.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The Japanese securities firm has made periodic efforts to secure a solid investment banking foothold in London.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The raid gives them a solid foothold.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
There is money to be made here and now is the time to establish a foothold.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
My aim was to allow the brothers to establish a first foothold of their own within the power structure of their pack.THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)
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British English: foothold NOUN
A foothold is a strong or favourable position from which further advances or progress may be made.
Businesses are investing millions of dollars to gain a foothold in this new market.
Translation of foothold from the Collins English to German Dictionary