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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And Dunn might find his way into the rotation after struggling to get a foothold with the Timberwolves.
That's why the program has focused on replacing ash trees, allowing other species to gain a foothold.
With Andy Carroll still unable to play a full game and Lanzini's previous knee injury the side have been struggling to gain a foothold this season with Michail Antonio being forced off early against Tottenham also taking its toll.
However, its foothold in the traditional TV market is less than sensational.
Say hello to the little yellow ant, a potentially damaging species from Madagascar that has set up colonies in the Riverland section of southwestern Fort Lauderdale, its first known foothold in the continental United States.
Crews had to dig deeper to get a foothold on the underlying rock and use more concrete to stabilize the structure, adding tremendously to the cost.
In Yemen, al-Qaida would gain a greater foothold and remain active amid the chaos of war and famine.
When Protestant aid agencies rushed in after a massive earthquake in 1976, the faith gained a substantial foothold.
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