- Friendly footingWhen relationships are on a friendly footing, they are going well.
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friendly footing — When relationships are on a friendly footing, they are going well. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
on friendly footing — on friendly terms, in good relations … English contemporary dictionary
footing — [foot′iŋ] n. [ME fotinge: see FOOT & ING] 1. Now Rare a moving on the feet; walking, dancing, etc. 2. a secure placing of the feet [to lose one s footing] 3. a) the condition of a surface with regard to its suitability, for walking, running, etc … English World dictionary
footing — n. 1) to keep one s footing 2) to lose one s footing 3) an equal; solid, sure; unequal footing 4) on a certain footing (to be on a friendly footing with smb.; to place a country on a war footing) * * * [ fʊtɪŋ] solid sure unequal footing an equal … Combinatory dictionary
footing — /ˈfʊtɪŋ / (say footing) noun 1. a secure position; foothold: *In his efforts to secure a footing on the land the cockie had become a farcical or pathetic figure –vance palmer, 1954. 2. the basis or foundation on which anything is established:… … Australian English dictionary
footing — /foot ing/, n. 1. the basis or foundation on which anything is established. 2. the act of one who moves on foot, as in walking or dancing. 3. a secure and established position. 4. a place or support for the feet; surface to stand on; foothold. 5 … Universalium
footing — foot•ing [[t]ˈfʊt ɪŋ[/t]] n. 1) the basis or foundation on which anything is established 2) the act of one who moves on foot, as in walking or dancing 3) a secure and established position 4) a place or support for the feet; surface to stand on;… … From formal English to slang
friendly — a. 1. Kind, kindly, amiable, benevolent, well disposed, kindly disposed, kind hearted, affectionate, good. 2. Mutually kind, well affected toward each other, of mutual regard, on good terms, on friendly terms, on a friendly, familiar or intimate… … New dictionary of synonyms
foot·ing — /ˈfʊtıŋ/ noun 1 [singular] 1 a : the ability of your feet to stay where you put them as you walk, run, etc. The loose stones made it difficult for me to maintain/keep my footing. [=to avoid slipping or falling] He lost his footing and fell down… … Useful english dictionary
foot|ing — «FUT ihng», noun. 1. a firm placing or position of the feet: »He lost his footing and fell down on the ice. 2. a place or support for the feet; surface to stand on; foothold: »The steep cliff gave us no footing. 3. Figurative. a secure position;… … Useful english dictionary