foot in the door


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a foot in the door

The chance to do something that could lead to further opportunities. The phrase is often used to refer to employment. An internship might not sound very interesting, but it's a great way to get a foot in the door at this company.
See also: door, foot

foot in the door

Slang
1. An initial point of or opportunity for entry.
2. A first step in working toward a goal.
See also: door, foot