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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Several investors said the lack of persistent wage gains is a sign that inflation is still struggling to gain a foothold in the economy, and that the tight labor market has done little to force employers to increase worker salaries.
While the eighth largest economy in the world, Brazil was hit hard by a recession in 2015 and 2016 and is regaining its former foothold.
McKinsey’s response is to try to gain a foothold earlier on in tech firms’ life-cycles.
Its leaders feared that Houthi control of Yemen would give Iran a foothold in the Arabian peninsula that would threaten Saudi interests.
For Finklea, the president of the Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association, the turnout was proof of lacrosse's hardy foothold in the state despite conditions that, like Sunday's weather, can often be challenging.
And the Rays’ struggles to earn a foothold in Tampa Bay have and will almost certainly continue to delay future MLB expansion, which otherwise seems overdue.
General Manager Chris Ballard has watched RPOs gain a foothold in college football and expects them to trickle up to the NFL more and more.
What made this study different is, rather than using off-the-shelf probiotics that can’t gain a foothold in the gut, researchers tested over 280 probiotic strains to find the right one.
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