front foot


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front foot

1. An advantageous position, especially over an opponent; an aggressive or attacking state or position. Typically used in the phrase "on the front foot." The defending champions started the first half of the match truly on the front foot, but they've started losing momentum here in the second half. The senator came out on the front foot during the debate, remaining on the attack the whole way through.
2. In real estate, a foot measured along the front of a property. I don't have a price yet on the front foot, but if you're interested in the property, I will call the listing agent right now and find out.
See also: foot, front
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Making an effort to maximise the pressure underneath your front foot at impact will benefit your golf in two ways.
Meanwhile, supermarket chain Morrisons was on the front foot as the company said it was on track to meet its expectations.
That's when we're at our best when we're on the front foot.
The only way to complete the task successfully is to keep your weight on your front foot and ensure that your club hits the ball with a descending angle of attack.
FORCED to draw on all his defensive qualities and spent more time tidying up in his own half, and box, than playing off the front foot before he was subbed after 67 minutes.
Because when he gets on the rail his front foot never touches the board until after he lands it, unless he has to land it with one foot.
All good players finish the swing with their weight on the front foot.
The lifting of the front foot to stride forces the weight back and helps develop bat speed and hitting power.
In practice, WSSC covers debt service from a diverse array of revenue sources: front foot assessments on properties benefiting from water and sewer system improvements, water and sewer service consumption charges, and certain other charges principally related to new development.
There is a real sense of pride today at the garage that we are on the front foot with these claims and that the company will protect us against these kinds of claims.
RASHARKIN started off on the front foot and had a couple of good chances to open the scoring before they were reduced to 10 men in the 37th minute.
STATISTICS SHOW THAT ONE OUT OF THREE SKATERS IS ACQUAINTED WITH someone who, tragically, uses their front foot to push, a mongo-pusher.
He's better on his front foot because he was spinning out a lot of pitches before,'' Budner said.
Whenever a hitter does this, his head will move forward as far as the front foot.
Vaughan endured a shaky start and was beaten by the first four balls he faced from Mills before he settled down by getting off the mark with a superbly-timed front foot cover drive for four off Chris Martin.