- punto (masculine) de apoyo (para el pie) the climber lost his foothold al escalador se le fue el pie to get a foothold [climber] afirmar el pie en un punto de apoyo to get o gain a foothold [ideology] prender*, afianzarse* it's difficult to get o gain a foothold in the Japanese market es difícil introducirse en el mercado japonés the greens gained a foothold in the electoral system los verdes se hicieron con un espacio en el sistema electoralMore example sentences
- This cannibal killer has already secured a foothold in the South East - and scientists believe it could spread quickly.
- Deutsche Bank has been trying without success to get a firm foothold in the market.
- Still, Sweeney feels confident that the changes under way in Boston are gaining a firm foothold.
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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.