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footing

footing(
foo
-
dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (foothold)
a. el equilibrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You'll be attached to a line in case you lose your footing.Estarás atado a una cuerda por si pierdes el equilibrio.
b. el asidero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The climber slipped for a moment before regaining her footing.La alpinista resbaló por un momento antes de retomar el asidero.
2. (foundation)
a. la base
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Investors are waiting to buy until the company is on better footing.Los inversionistas están esperando para comprar hasta que la compañía tenga una base más sólida.
3. (position)
a. la relación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
In order to avoid war, it's essential that these two countries remain on a friendly footing.Para evitar la guerra, es esencial que estos dos países mantengan una relación amistosa.
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footing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
to lose one's footingperder el equilibrio
on an equal footingde igual a igual
to be on a friendly footing with somebodytener relaciones amistosas con alguien
footing [ˈfʊtɪŋ]
noun
1 (foothold) asidero (m)
to lose one's footing perder pie
2 (basis)
on an equal footing en pie de igualdad; to be on a friendly footing with sb tener amistad con algn; to gain a footing lograr establecerse; to put a company on a sound financial footing enderezar la situación económica de una empresa; on a war footing en pie de guerra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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