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American English: /ˈfʊtˌhoʊld/
British English: /ˈfʊthəʊld/

Translation of foothold in Spanish:


  • 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)
    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 electoral
    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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