friendly footing

Friendly footing
When relationships are on a friendly footing, they are going well.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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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

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