on firm ground/footing

idiom

: well supported
He believes that his argument is on firm ground/footing.

Examples of on firm ground/footing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No, Waggoner answered, back on firm footing and playing along. David D. Kirkpatrick, The New Yorker, 2 Oct. 2023 Our newsroom is on firm footing these days, thanks to your support. cleveland, 1 Jan. 2022 Regardless of what the DeSantis team is saying, legal experts CNN spoke to on Wednesday signaled that Disney is on firm footing. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 27 Apr. 2023 His loyal base has rallied behind Mr. Marcos and Ms. Duterte-Carpio, putting them on firm footing to succeed him. Feliz Solomon, WSJ, 6 May 2022 Indeed, Wednesday’s curtain-raiser presents the Spurs with an opportunity to get an uncertain season started on firm footing. Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News, 19 Oct. 2021 By then, perhaps, physicists will have solved the mysteries of dark matter; maybe supersymmetry will be on firm footing. Tim Folger, Discover Magazine, 27 Aug. 2015 Yet experts say that the financial system appears to be on firm ground and that the volatility in the stock market may reflect news developments rather than a signal of a broader crisis. Cat Zakrzewski, Washington Post, 18 Mar. 2023 Executives are on firm ground when ESG concerns connect to the long-term health of the enterprise. Quartz, 30 Nov. 2022 See More

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“On firm ground/footing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20firm%20ground%2Ffooting. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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