German translation of foothold
⇒ to establish or gain a foothold(figurative)
⇒ to lose one's foothold(literal, figurative)
den Halt verlieren
Example Sentences Including 'foothold'
He started down again, but as he found a foothold and reached towards a low branch for support he started to slide.LOST SUMMER (2002)
He was only halfway up when he lost his foothold and down he went, sliding, falling, all the way to the river and the rocks waiting below.Noble Beginnnings
The thought flashed in her mind, but before it gained a foothold she banished it.LOST SUMMER (2002)
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Translation of foothold from the Collins English to German Dictionary