Examples of leg up in a Sentence
a key endorsement that would give the struggling candidate a real leg up right now
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Officially, the entire conference votes to decide who gets leadership positions, but having the endorsement of the speaker gives candidates a leg up.
Judicial candidates, who otherwise get little publicity, particularly benefit from that leg up.
Swing right leg back, placing right foot and hand on ground, and then press body up into a single-leg plank, lifting left leg up and out diagonally to the left.
Meanwhile, as education has become more essential in the workforce, parents are increasingly eager to give their kids a leg up with lessons in everything from coding to cello.
More stories: The party's endorsement convention on April 15 is meant to give a leg up to candidates for attorney general, secretary of state and the Michigan Supreme Court.
Ski clubs are practically factories for Ivy Leaguers and Olympians, and the association gives the Coombs skiers yet another leg up: Research shows that employers and admissions officers alike have positive associations with elite sports like skiing.
The reverse takeovers allow investors to quickly tap into this new space, giving Canadian entrepreneurs and exchanges a leg up on global rivals as legalization of pot spreads around the world.
Since the constitution banned discrimination against untouchables 70 years ago, and with quotas for state schools, jobs and elected offices giving Dalits a leg up, gaps in education, income and health have steadily shrunk.
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