Examples of foothold in a Sentence
The army gained a foothold on the island.
The company has secured a foothold in the market.
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The Hmeimim base has served as the main foothold for the Russian military campaign in Syria.
Best of all, a 2006 University of New Hampshire study had indicated that the New England Cottontail had a foothold in the region.
Is there not someone among my Baltimore readers, some open-minded appreciator of the finer things in life, willing to take up the challenge of establishing a foothold for this magnificent dish on the banks of the Patapsco?
Better examples might be Amazon and Hulu, who have both established strong footholds in recent years.
As the first half wore on in Malaysia, the 'Qasioun Eagles' began to get a foothold in the game.
The jihadists still have a foothold in the eponymous province, in the mainly Arab Sunni town of Hawijah.
Lysa Chapman, who runs the Corpus Christi club, showed that amid their chaos and loss, humor still has a foothold.
Intent on establishing a permanent foothold amid the ever-sunny ruins of Karnak, Cook even turned to city-building.
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